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mathsFractionsFractions : Fundamentals

Fractions: Dividing a Group

Fractions are explained for a group of objects as a whole.



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How many flowers are there in the picture?number 5 whole

  • `1`
  • `5`
  • `5`

The answer is '`5`'

Out of the total cars, What fraction is the red cars?fraction part of group

  • `1`
  • `1` out of `6` cars
  • `1` out of `6` cars

The answer is '`1` out of `6` cars'. This is represented as a fraction `1/6`. In this, the fraction represents `1` count out of `6` total numbers.

Out of the total cars, What fraction is the blue cars?fraction part of group

  • `1`
  • `2` out of `6` cars
  • `2` out of `6` cars

The answer is '`2` out of `6` cars'. This is represented as a fraction `2/6`. In this, the fraction represents `2` count out of `6` total numbers.

A group of objects may be divided into sub-groups. The number of objects in the sub-group is represented as a fraction of the whole group.fraction part of group In the given figure:
The Whole (total number of cars): `6`

Fraction of red cars : `1/6`

Fraction of blue cars : `2/6`

Fraction of Yellow cabs : `3/6`

A fraction is a part of a whole or a part of a group.

Fraction as a part of a group: A fraction represents the number of objects out of a total number of objects.
In this, fraction `p/q` represents
`p` number of items, for every `q` number of items in the whole group.

Solved Exercise Problem:

What fraction is basketballs in the group?fraction illustration

  • `3`
  • `3`
  • `3/8`

The answer is '`3/8`'.

Solved Exercise Problem:

What fraction is balloons in the group?fraction illustration

  • `3/8`
  • `3/8`
  • `5/8`

The answer is '`5/8`'.

                            
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