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.
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