Understanding Fractions Starts With the Rules That Govern Them

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Understanding Fractions Starts With the Rules That Govern Them 2017-08-15T03:23:22+00:00

The Key to Understanding Fractions

The secret to understanding fractions is first to know that a fraction always refers to parts of a whole. But, unless we are talking about the same whole, it can be hard to image how different numbers are related.

 

If we look at 1/2 or 2/4, it is hard to see any relationship between the fractions unless we give them a point of reference. So, it becomes more clear if we said 1/2 or 2/4 of a pie.

With that idea in mind, the best place to begin is with the rules and definitions. Everything else will become much clearer once you understand how fractions are related. So…

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