A fraction is a part of
a whole. 1/2 is a fraction. Look at the
rectangle above. It is divided into two equal parts. It is divided in half.

Look at the rectangle above. It is divided
into 3 parts. The blue section is
1/3 of the whole. Each part of the rectangle is 1/3 of the
whole. There are three 1/3's in the whole rectangle.

The green section is 1/4 of the whole rectangle. There are 4 parts to the whole. Each part is 1/4 of the whole rectangle.

What is the fraction for each rectangle below?

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