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 Author: dmendoza2015 ID: 311731 Filename: MATH PROJECT Updated: 2015-11-19 00:55:22 Tags: operations Folders: MATH Description: DEFINITIONS FOR SOLVING FRACTIONS Show Answers:

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1. FRACTION:
A number that has two parts: part and whole
2. Numerator:
represents the part of the whole (top number)
3. Denominator:
Represents the whole or sum of the parts (bottom number)
4. Factors:
Numbers you can multiply together to get another number
5. Multiplication:
the addition of a number to itself as often as is indicated by another number
6. Division:
To separate into groups parts or sections
The process of uniting two or more numbers into one greater number
8. Subtraction:
represents the operation of removing objects from a collection
9. Method:
a particular form of procedure for accomplishing or approaching something
10. Multiplication Method:
• 1. look at the numbers in the fraction
• 2. find the numbers that divide into both the numerator and denominator evenly
• 3. make sure you choose the biggest multiple so that you do not have two repeat steps
• 4. make sure it's in the simplest form
11. Division Method:
• 1. look at the numbers of the numerator and the denominator
• 2. choose the number that divides into the denominator and numerator
• 3. divide the chosen number by the denominator
• 4. reduce to it's simplest form
12. Addition Method (like denominators required):
• 1. line up the fraction vertically
• 3. place the answer over the common or like denominator
• 4. reduce if possible
13. Subtraction Method (like denominator required):
• 1. line up the fraction horizontally
• 2. subtract the numerators only
• 3. reduce fraction if necessary
14. Multiplication Method (Examples):
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15. Division Method (Examples):
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