The number on the bottom of the fraction line.
The number on top of the fraction line.
1. Count how many parts there are in total. This will be the denominator. 2. Count how many parts are highlighted or 'shaded'. This will be the numerator. 3. Write the numerator on top of the fraction line and the denominator underneath the fraction line.
A fraction helps you to describe parts of whole objects. Fractions have one number on top of another, separated by a fraction line.