The Lesson
An algebraic fraction is a
fraction which contains letters.
The Parts of an Algebraic Fraction
An algebraic fraction consists of a
numerator and a
denominator.
Examples of Algebraic Fractions
Algebraic fractions do not just contain single letters.

Algebraic fractions can include numbers.

Algebraic fractions can include terms.

Algebraic fractions can include expressions.
What's in a Name?
"Algebraic" means relating to algebra. It is pronounced 'aljebrayic'.
"Fraction" comes from the Latin "fractus", meaning "broken". This is because the whole is 'broken' into parts.
A Fraction Is a Division
A fraction is a division. The numerator is divided by the denominator.