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# What does denominator of a fraction tell us?

Updated: 9/24/2023

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It tells us by how many parts a whole number or an item has been split up into and the numerator tells us how many parts there are as for example 3/4 means 3 parts of 4

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### What does a denominator tell you about a fraction?

The denominator tells you the total of the pieces in the fraction.

### What does the denominator tell you in a fraction?

How many parts of the total you have in the fraction.

### What is a denominator and numerator tell you?

The denominator is the bottom number of a fraction, and the numerator is the top fraction of a fraction.Every integer is x/1.

### How can you tell if a fraction is bigger or smaller?

The bigger the denominator(lowest) the smaller the fraction

### Ask us anythingIf a fraction has in the denominator it is undefined.?

If denominator = 0.

### How can you tell if a fraction is equivalent to 1?

A fraction is equal to one if its denominator and numerator are equal.

### What is the answer in How can you tell that a fraction is a unit fraction?

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### How can you tell when a fraction with prime denominator terminates and when it repeats?

If the denominator is 2 or 5 it terminates. Otherwise it repeats.

### How can you tell if a fraction is in simplest form?

When the GCF of the numerator and denominator is 1, the fraction is in its simplest form.

### How do you tell if a fraction is simplest form?

A fraction is in its simplest form when the HCF of its numerator and denominator is 1

### How can you tell when a fraction is in lowest terms?

A fraction is in lowest terms when the numerator and the denominator have no common factor.

### How can you tell when a fraction is in its simplest form?

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