# Understanding Fractions: Numerator, Denominator, and Improper Fractions

Understanding Fractions: Numerator, Denominator, and Improper Fractions
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Understanding Fractions: Numerator, Denominator, and Improper Fractions

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Learning Objectives
At the end of the lesson you will be able to identify the numerator of a fraction. At the end of the lesson you will be able to identify the denominator of a fraction. At the end of the lesson you will be able to recognize an improper fraction. At the end of the lesson you will be able to simplify improper fractions into mixed or whole numbers.

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Identify the Numerator
A numerical representation of a part of a whole, expressed with a numerator and a denominator.

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Identify the Denominator
The top number in a fraction, representing the number of parts being considered.

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Recognize an Improper Fraction
A fraction where the numerator is larger than the denominator.

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Simplify Improper Fractions
A number consisting of a whole number and a fraction, used to simplify improper fractions that do not divide evenly.

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Definition List
Fraction: A numerical representation of a part of a whole, expressed with a numerator and a denominator. Numerator: The top number in a fraction, representing the number of parts being considered. Denominator: The bottom number in a fraction, representing the total number of equal parts the whole is divided into. Improper fraction: A fraction where the numerator is larger than the denominator. Mixed number: A number consisting of a whole number and a fraction, used to simplify improper fractions that do not divide evenly. Whole number: A number without fractions; an integer.

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Write down 3 things you learned in this lesson.

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Have students enter three things they learned in this lesson. With this they can indicate their own learning efficiency of this lesson.
Write down 2 things you want to know more about.

#### Slide 10 -Open question

Here, students enter two things they would like to know more about. This not only increases involvement, but also gives them more ownership.