Multiply them by 1/2 and you have half of the original fraction.
Because think of like fractions as the same things.. you can subtract halves from halves for example, but what does it mean to take away a half from a third?By converting them into like fractions, we can add or subtract them easily.
You Find Fractions
Because it rounds it
a clock is divided into 12 parts, so you can shade in various fractions on the clock. Using the clock, you can display 12ths, 6ths, 4ths, 3rds, halves, and wholes.
You multiply the fractions
4 and a half = 4 1/2 Or 9 halves = 9/2 / is fraction sign
Yes the bottom has to be the same when subtracting fractions. The bottom (or denominator) tells you what you're working with. You cannot subtract thirds from halves just as you cannot subtract oranges from tissues.
you have to compare the common fractions
you can find fractions on a recipe,shoes,signs,or notebooks as long as it is a fraction.