# 2nd Class Mathematics Fractions

Fractions

Category : 2nd Class

Fractions

Synopsis

• A fraction is a part of a whole.

This is one whole.

The circle is divided into 2 equal parts.

1 out of the 2 equal parts is shaded.

That means $\frac{1}{2}$ of the circle is shaded. We say one half of the circle is shaded. Two - halves is a whole.

The circle is divided into 4 equal parts.

Each equal part is called a quarter.

1 out of the 4 equal parts is shaded.

That means - of the circle is shaded.

We say one quarter of the circle is shaded.

Four - quarters is a whole.

 Note:    (1) One whole $=1=\frac{2}{2}=\frac{3}{5}=\frac{4}{4}.........$               (2) Two quarters is a half.

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