Scarborough: (416) 412-3170  Richmond Hill: (905) 709-9819  Markham: (905) 471-3131 # Introduction to Fractions

A fraction is a part of a whole. It describes how many parts it has.

There are 2 parts to a fraction. A numerator, and a denominator. The numerator is the top part of the fraction, and the denominator is the bottom part of the fraction. ## Proper Fractions

A proper fraction is where the numerator is less than the denominator. For example, 8/10 is a proper fraction ## Improper Fractions

An improper fraction is where the denominator is greater than the numerator. For example, 10/6 is an improper fraction.

## Mixed Fractions

A mixed fraction is a fraction that has both a whole number and a fractional component. ## Reciprocals

A reciprocal is where the numerator and denominator are reversed. By multiplying a fraction with its reciprocal, it will always equal to 1. ## Equivalent Fractions

Equivalent fractions are fractions that have different numbers, but they have the same value. ## Decimals

A decimal can also be used to represent fractions. For example, 0.8 is the same as 8/10. ## Percents

A fraction can also be represented as a percent. For example, 8/10 is the same as 80%. #### SCHEDULES GR. 9-12 #### Locations

Scarborough Campus
3700 Midland Ave. Unit 106,
Scarborough
Tel: (416) 412-3170

Richmond Hill Campus
550 Hwy 7E, Building A,
Units 312-313, Richmond Hill
Tel: (905) 709-9819

Markham Campus
9418 Markham Rd (HWY 48),
Unit C3, Markham
Tel: (905) 471-3131 