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How to read a fraction


Fractions are given special names when the denominators are 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and also when the denominators are 10, 100, 1000,…

a waytwo fifths
one thirdfour sevenths
a bedroomseven eighths
one fifthfifteen ninth
one sixtha tenth
one seventhone hundredth
one eighthone thousandth
one nintheight thousandths

Fraction Classification

Fraction own: the numerator is less than the denominator:

Fraction improper: The numerator is greater than or equal to the denominator.

Fraction apparent: The numerator is a multiple of the denominator.

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