Definition: A fraction is a way of writing "the number pieces we have of something divided". The fraction: \frac{2}{3} says we have 2 pieces of a thing divided into 3 pieces. The fraction: \frac{1}{7} says we have 1 piece of a thing divided into 7 pieces. Name: The number above the fraction line is called the numerator. Notes

Important Rules:

1. Write down a 1st fraction that is < 1. Where is this fraction is on the number line? • Type in the numerator of your fraction in the left box. • Type in the denominator of your fraction in the right box. • Click on Draw Blue Fraction button. 2. Write down a 2nd fraction that is < 1. Is this fraction bigger or smaller than your 1st fraction? Where will it be on the number line? • Type in the numerator of your fraction in the left box. • Type in the denominator of your fraction in the right box. • Click on Draw Red Fraction button. • Change your fractions as much as you want! 
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