**In this module, you can study what fractions are and some words associated with fractions.**

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Fractions can be larger than 1.

The fraction "3/4" can mean "3 out of 4 equal parts of a whole". It can also mean "3 divided by 4".

If a circle is divided into 4 equal parts where one part is shaded and three parts are not shaded, then the shaded part is 1/4.

**Practice and study**

- Try your hand at creating fractionsSlice a pizza into any number of pieces, then select as many pieces as you like to create different fractions.
- Read about fraction basicsRead basic information about fractions at mathsisfun.com.
- Read about fractionsRead about fraction basics at mathgoodies.com. This site has lots of illustrations and includes a self-quiz at the end.
- Download a fraction worksheetCreate and download a fraction worksheet (with answers!) at math-aids.com.

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