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A fraction represents a part of a whole. Fractions have two parts, the Numerator (top number) and the Denominator (bottom number).

The fraction 3/4 means that you have 3 parts of a whole. The numerator (3) indicates the count of the parts. The denominator (4) indicates the total number of parts.

Fractions can also be seen as division problems. The denominator is also called the divisor. The fraction 3/4 can be represented as the decimal 0.75, if you divide 3 by 4. If dividing the numerator by the denominator, the result will always be a decimal.

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