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

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How many flowers are there in the picture?

- `1`
- `5`
- `5`

The answer is '`5`'

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

- `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?

- `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. 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.

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What fraction is basketballs in the group?

- `3`
- `3`
- `3/8`

The answer is '`3/8`'.

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What fraction is balloons in the group?

- `3/8`
- `3/8`
- `5/8`

The answer is '`5/8`'.

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