
Fractions are normally in the form of a/b, where 'a' is called numerator, and 'b' is called denominator.
Fractions Terminology: Denominator: The bottom number in a fraction. It is also referred to as the divisor of the fraction. Numerator: The top number in a fraction. It is also referred to as the dividend of the fraction. Equivalent Fractions: Fractions that name the same number, such as 1/2 and 3/6. Least Common Multiple (LCM): The smallest whole number that is a multiple of two or more chosen numbers. Greatest Common Factor (GCF): The greatest whole number that is a factor of two or more chosen numbers. Prime Number: An integer, not including 1, whose only factors are 1 and itself. Composite Number: An integer that is not a prime number. Mixed Number: A number that is the sum of a whole number and a fraction such as 2 2/3. Reciprocal: The reciprocal of a fraction is obtained by interchanging the numerator and the denominator, i.e. by inverting the fraction. Directions: Answer the following questions. Also write at least 10 examples of your own. 