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 Fraction:  A number that can be written as a quotient of two quantities.
Ratio: A comparison of two quantities that have the same unit of measure.
Common Denominator: A whole number that is a common multiple of the denominators of two or more fractions.
Denominator: The number below the line in a fraction. The denominator indicates what kind or size of parts the numerator counts.
Equivalent Fractions: Fractions that have the same decimal form.
Least Common Denominator (LCD): The least common multiple of the denominators of two or more fractions.
Like Fractions: Fractions that have the same denominator.
Lowest Terms: A way of writing a fraction so that the numerator and the denominator have no common factors other than 1.
Numerator: The term above the line in a fraction. The numerator tells how many parts are being talked about or considered.
Part-Part: One meaning of a ratio that represents a relationship between one part of a whole and another part of the same whole.
Part-Whole: One meaning of a ratio or fraction that represents a relationship between a part and its whole.
Simplest Form: A way of writing a fraction so that the numerator and the denominator have no common factors other than 1.
Whole-Part: One meaning of a ratio or fraction that represents a relationship between a whole and part of the whole.
Associative Properties: Properties that denote an operation is independent of grouping.
Reciprocals: Two numbers whose product is 1.