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Remember that fractions are used to count a part of something.
Mixed numbers are used when you need to count whole things AND parts of things at the same time. Check this out: How much of these squares is red? There are 3 whole squares and of another square... We write it like this: and read it like "three and one fourth." It's really But, we don't put the "+" in... This is why we say the "and." Head on over to the next page to try some fraction practice problems... |
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