## So, Just What is a Fraction? - The meaning of a fraction.

A fraction is made up of a numerator (top number) and a denominator (bottom number).

- The
(bottom number) tells how many equal parts make up one whole.__denominator__ - The
(top number) tells how many of these__numerator__*parts you actually have*.

This is explained in the following video, which uses the Fraction Models from NCTM

## Check for Understanding

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