• ### Denominator

The number below the line in a fraction. Denotes how many parts the whole is divided into.

• ### Equivalent

Two fractions that express the same part of a whole. There is a number by which both the numerator and denominator of one fraction can be multiplied or divided to yield an equivalent fraction. 1/4, 2/8, and 3/12 are all equivalent fractions.

• ### Fraction

Describes part of a whole. 3/4, 1/6, and 19/4 are all examples of fractions.

• ### Improper Fraction

A fraction whose numerator is equal to or greater than its denominator.

• ### Least Common Denominator

The least common multiple of the denominators of two or more fractions. That is, the lowest number which is a multiple of both denominators.

• ### Lowest Terms

A fraction whose numerator and denominator have no common factors is in lowest terms.

• ### Mixed Number

A number composed of a whole number and a fraction.

• ### Numerator

The number above the line in a fraction. Denotes the number of parts out of the whole that are being taken.

• ### Proper Fraction

A fraction whose numerator is smaller than its denominator.

• ### Reduced

Written in lowest terms; that is, written as a fraction whose numerator and denominator have no common factors.

• ### Repeating Decimals

Decimals that endlessly repeat one number or a group of numbers.

• ### Terminating Decimals

Decimals that do not continue after a certain place (that continue in an endless string of zeros).