Review of Introductory Mathematics FRACTIONSExample:= 2 + = 22294949Here, 9 can be divided into 22 two times, with left over or remaining.49Thus, the improper fractionis equivalent to the mixed number 2 .22949Every number may be expressed as a fraction or sum of fractions. A whole number is a fractionwhose denominator is 1. Any fraction with the same numerator and denominator is equal to one.Examples:5 = , = 15110110, 11616,55EquivalentFractionsAn equivalent fraction is a fraction that is equal to another fraction.Example:234669A fraction can be changed into an equivalent fraction by multiplying or dividing the numeratorand denominator by the same number.Example:because = 1, and 1 x any number = that number23224622A fraction may be reduced by dividing both the numerator and the denominator of a fraction bythe same number.Rev. 0 Page 25 MA-01

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