Identification of Simple Fractions

All fractions have three parts: a numerator, a denominator, and a division symbol. In the simple fraction, the numerator and the denominator are integers.

Eample 1: Find the numerator, denominator, and division symbol for the simple fraction tex2html_wrap_inline47 .

Answer. The numerator is 3, the denominator is 4, and the division symbol is -.

Example 2: Find the numerator, denominator, and division symbol for the simple fraction tex2html_wrap_inline49 .

Answer. The numerator is -3, the denominator is 8, and the division symbol is -.

Example 3: Find the numerator, denominator, and division symbol for the simple fraction tex2html_wrap_inline51 .

Answer. The numerator is 14, the denominator is -9, and the division symbol is -.

Example 4: Find the numerator, denominator, and division symbol for the simple fraction tex2html_wrap_inline53 .

Answer. Although tex2html_wrap_inline53 is a fraction, the fraction is not a simple fraction because the numerator is not an integer.

Work the following problems and click on Answer to check your results.


Problem 1: Write the numerator, denominator, and division symbol for the simple fraction tex2html_wrap_inline57 .
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Problem 2: Write the numerator, denominator, and division symbol for the simple fraction tex2html_wrap_inline59 .
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Problem 3: Write the numerator, denominator, and division symbol for the simple fraction tex2html_wrap_inline61 .
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Problem 4: Write the numerator, denominator, and division symbol for the simple fraction tex2html_wrap_inline63 .
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