Fraction Vocabulary

Fraction Vocabulary

Comparing Fractions

Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Same Denominators

Drawing Fractions

Problem Solving Using Fractions

100

A number that names a part of a whole thing. Example: 1/2, 2/3, 4/5, etc . . .

What is a fraction?

100

3/4 and 1/2

What is 3/4 > 1/2?

100

1/4 + 1/4 =

2/4

100

Draw a picture that shows 3/4.

Show the teacher.

100

Joe has 10 sports cards. Two are hockey cards. Four are baseball cards. The rest are basketball cards. What fraction of the sports cards are basketball cards?

What is 4/10?

200

The top of a fraction that explains how many parts are being referred to.

What is a numerator?

200

5/10 and 1/2?

What is 5/10 = 1/2?

200

2/10 + 5/10 =

7/10

200

Draw a picture that shows 3/6.

Show the teacher.

200

Julia has 6 pets. 2/3 of Julia's pets are cats. How many of Julia's pets ARE NOT cats?

What is 2?

300

The number on the bottom of a fraction that tells how many parts make up the whole.

What is a denominator?

300

8/10 and 4/5

What is 8/10 = 4/5?

300

3/5 + 2/5 =

5/5 or 1

300

Draw a picture that shows 2/3.

Show the teacher.

300

A class ordered 2 large pizzas. Each pizza has 8 slices. Joe ate half of one pizza. How many slices of pizza did Joe eat?

What is 4 slices?

400

A whole number and a fraction combined into one number. Example: 1 and 1/2.

What is a mixed fraction?

400

1/8 and 1/6

What is 1/8 < 1/6?

400

3/4 + 3/4 =

6/4 or 1 2/4

400

Draw a picture that shows 1 whole.

Show the teacher.

400

There are 10 students in a class. 4 of the students are girls. What fraction of students are boys?

What is 6/10 OR 3/5?

500

Has a top number that is larger than (or equal to) the denominator. Example: 9/4.

What is an improper fraction?

500

1/3 and 1/4?

What is 1/3 > 1/4?

500

1 1/2 + 1 1/2 =

3

500

Draw a picture that shows 1 1/2.

Show the teacher.

500

There are 30 jellybeans in a jar. 1/4 of the jelly beans are green. 1/2 of the jelly beans are red. The rest of the jellybeans are yellow. How many jelly beans are yellow?

What is 25?

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