Writing Fractions from Pictures

# Writing Fractions from Pictures

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## Writing Fractions from Pictures

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1. Writing Fractions from Pictures

2. Let’s Write Fractions from Pictures • Remember, the number of parts in each group tell about the bottom part of the fraction. • What is the bottom number in this fraction? • Yes, 4.

3. The number of parts shaded in tell about the top part of the fraction. • What is the top number for this picture? • Good job, there are 5 parts shaded in. • So, what is the number for this fraction? Yes, 5 . 4

4. What is the bottom number of this fraction? • Yes, there are 3 parts in each group. • What is the top number of this fraction? • Yes, there are 7 parts shaded in. • So, the fraction for this picture is 7 . 3

5. What is the bottom number of this fraction? • Yes, there are 8 parts in each group. • What is the top number of this fraction? • Yes, there are 3 parts shaded in. • So, what is the fraction for this picture? • Yes, the fraction is 3 . 8

6. What is the bottom number of this fraction? • Yes, there are 2 parts in each group. • What is the top number of this fraction? • Good job, there are two parts shaded in. • So, what is the fraction for this picture? • Yes, the fraction is 2 . 2 That equals one whole group.

7. Practical Application ProblemsFractions of an Inch on a Ruler or Tape Measure In many occupations workers need to be able to measure using fractions of an inch. carpenters, doctors and nurses, clothing designers, food Handlers, toy Makers, and many other occupations use measurement in their work. • Fold your paper that represents an inch so that there are two equal parts. • Fold your paper that represents an inch so that there are four equal parts. • Fold your paper that represents an inch so that there are eight equal parts. 1 2 2 2 or 1 Whole 1 4 2 4 3 4 4 4 or 1 whole 1 8 2 8 3 8 4 8 5 8 6 8 7 8 8 8