The LessonOne number can be expressed as a fraction of another number. Imagine there were 5 shapes (3 squares and 2 triangles). To find what fraction of the shapes are squares, you would write 3 out of 5 as a fraction:
How to Express One Number As a Fraction of Another NumberExpressing one number as a fraction of another is easy. Write the first number on top of a fraction, and the second number on the bottom of the fraction.
QuestionWhat is 45 out of 60 as a fraction?
Write 45 as the top number (called the numerator) of the fraction.
Write 60 as the bottom number (called the denominator) of the fraction.