A fraction is a number that represents part of a whole.

A fraction is written in the form p/q, where q ≠ 0.

A fraction is a way of writing numbers that are not whole numbers.

The top number of a fraction is called the numerator.

The bottom number of a fraction is called the denominator.

1/2 is a fraction, with numerator 1 and denominator 2.

In the figure shown, 7 out of 12 boxes are shaded. The fraction 7/12 names the shaded part.

A. 2/3

B. 1/3

C. 0

D. 1/2

Correct Answer: A

Step 1: Number of crayons that Bob had = 3

Step 2: Number of crayons left with Bob after losing 1 crayon = 2.

Step 3: Fraction of crayons left with Bob = Number of crayons left with Bob / Number of crayons that Bob had in the beginning.

Step 4: = 2/3

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