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Whole Numbers I  Week 13 Topics1 Quiz

Whole Numbers II  Week 21 Topic1 Quiz

Counting in Base Two  Week 34 Topics1 Quiz

Arithmetic Operations  Week 43 Topics1 Quiz

Lowest Common Multiple (LCM)  Week 52 Topics1 Quiz

Highest Common Factor  Week 61 Topic1 Quiz

Fraction  Week 77 Topics1 Quiz

Basic Operations with Fractions I  Week 83 Topics1 Quiz

Basic Operations with Fractions II  Week 91 Topic1 Quiz

Directed Numbers  Week 103 Topics1 Quiz

Estimation and Approximation I  Week 113 Topics1 Quiz

Estimation and Approximation II  Week 126 Topics1 Quiz
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Lesson 7, Topic 1
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Fraction
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A fraction is a portion or part of a whole.
A fraction is in form of \( \frac {a}{b} \)
Proper Fraction: In a proper fraction, the numerator is less than the denominator. e.g \( \frac {3}{7},\frac {1}{2},\frac {6}{10} \)Â
Improper Fractions: In an improper fraction, the numerator is greater than the denominator. e.g Â \( \frac {5}{3},\frac {3}{2} \)Â
Mixed Fraction: A mixed number consists of two parts â€“ a whole number and a proper fraction.
Equivalent Fraction: Fractions that have the same value are said to be equivalent.
You will observe that the amount of the shaded area (semicircle) is the same.Â
i.e. \( \frac {1}{2}= \frac {2}{4} = \frac {3}{6}= \frac {4}{8} \)
These are all equivalent fractions
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