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 'al-je-bray-ic'.
"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.