The word

**fract**

**ion**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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