


Related Terms 


Numerator: The term above the line in a fraction. The numerator tells how many parts are being talked about or considered. 
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.
Fraction: A number that can be written as a quotient of two quantities.
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.
PartPart: One meaning of a ratio that represents a relationship between one part of a whole and another part of the same whole.
PartWhole: 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.
WholePart: One meaning of a ratio or fraction that represents a relationship between a whole and part of the whole.
Unit Fraction: A fraction whose numerator is 1 and whose denominator is a positive integer.


