The word fraction has been derived from the Latin word fractus, means broken
A Fraction means a part of a group or a region or a whole.
Lets take a apple and cut it into 2 piece
2/4 obtained when we divide a whole apple into 4 equal parts
Now let us cut apple into 10 pieces
10/4 obtained when we divide a whole apple into 10 equal parts
Classification of fractions:
Fractions are classified into:
(i) Decimal fractions
(ii) Vulgar fractions
(iii) Proper fractions
(iv) Improper fractions
(v) Mixed Fractions
(vi) Like fractions
(vii) Unlike fractions
In our next blog we shall learn on Decimal Fraction.
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