Fractions: Essential concepts

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Taught by MrHansen
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Lesson Description:

A Fraction as an equal part of a whole. The numerator and denominator are also explained.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • What is a fraction?
  • Where can I find out about fractions?
  • What is the definition of a fraction?
  • How can you represent a fraction in a picture?
  • How do you write a fraction as a ratio of a part of a whole from a picture?
  • What is a denominator and how do you remember where it goes?
  • What is a numerator and how do you remember where it goes?
  • What are some common uses of fractions in everyday life?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 3.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson is an excellent introduction to what fractions are, how they are written, what terms mean for fractions, and what they are used for. This is a wonderful place to start when first learning about fractions. Pictures are also used to drive home the idea of a part of a whole.