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• Mixed numbers have a whole number and a fraction. • A number line can be used to compare fractions. • Fractions that represent the same amount of a whole are called equivalent fractions. – One and one half tomatoes Equal Parts of a Whole Equivalent Fractions Mixed Numbers Fractions on a Number Line 2 equal parts Halves 3 equal parts Thirds 4 equal parts Fourths 5 equal parts Fifths 6 equal parts Sixths represents the same amount as example: 8 equal parts Eighths 10 equal parts Tenths 12 equal parts Twelfths Subtracting Fractions Adding Fractions 1. Only add the numerators 2. Write the total over the same denominator. 1. Only subtract the numerators 2. Write the difference over the same denominator. To add fractions with the same denominator: To subtract fractions with the same denominator: + = – = © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 93-4307 www.newpathlearning.com All About Fractions 1 5 1 4 1 3 1 6 1 8 1 8 1 8 1 8 1 8 1 8 1 8 1 8 1 8 1 8 2 8 3 8 4 8 4 8 5 8 6 8 7 8 8 8 1 10 1 12 1 1 2 1 1 2 0 1 4 2 4 3 4 4 4 0 1 2 1 2 2 2 0 0 1 1 4 1 2 1 2 1 4 1 4 1 4 1 3 6 2 6 5 6 = + 3 6 2 6 5 6 = + 3 8 2 8 1 8 = – 3 8 2 8 1 8 = – 1 2 Denominator Numerator

Equal Parts of a Whole © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 93-4307 www.newpathlearning.com \|xiBAHBDy01638qzZ All About Fractions 1 5 1 4 1 3 1 6 1 8 1 10 1 12 1 2 Key Vocabulary Terms • denominator • difference • eighths • equal parts • equivalent fraction • fifths • fourths • fraction • halves • mixed number • number line • numerator • sixths • tenths • thirds • total • twelfths equal parts equal parts equal parts equal parts • A number li can be used to fractions. Fractions on a Number Line 0 0 0 0 1 • Fractions that represent the same amount of a whole are called . Equivalent Fractions represents the same amount as example: 4 8 1 2 equal parts equal parts equal parts equal parts Adding Fractions 1. Only add the numerators 2. Write the total over the same denominat . To add fractions with the same denominator: + = 3 6 2 6 5 6 = + 3 6 2 6 5 6 = + Subtracting Fractions 1. Only subtract the numerators 2. Write the difference over the same denominator . To subtract fractions with the same denominator: – = 3 8 2 8 1 8 = – 3 8 2 8 1 8 = –