# Fraction

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Math Specific

Used to express parts of a whole number in math classes and problem-solving. In the recipe, 1/2 a teaspoon is a fraction of the ingredients needed.
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Not Always Small

'Fraction' often suggests a small part, but in math, it can represent more than half. 5/8 is a fraction that's greater than a half.
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Visual Representation

Fractions can be represented visually; often seen as pie charts or parts of an object. The pizza was cut into 8 slices, so each slice is a fraction of the pizza.