# Fractions with 4W 4/3

Fractions

*A fraction is a part of a whole*

^{1}/_{2} |
^{1}/_{4} |
^{3}/_{8} |

(One-Half) |
(One-Quarter) |
(Three-Eighths) |

Maths Dictionary – Equivalent Fractions

## Equivalent Fractions

Some fractions may look different, but are really the same, for example:

^{4}/_{8} |
= | ^{2}/_{4} |
= | ^{1}/_{2} |

(Four-Eighths) | Two-Quarters) | (One-Half) | ||

= | = |

It is usually best to show an answer using the simplest fraction ( ^{1}/_{2} in this case ). That is calledÂ * Simplifying*, or

*the Fraction*

**Reducing**