Like and Unlike Fractions

In fractions we will learn about like and unlike fractions.

LIKE FRACTIONS:

Fractions with the same denominators (bottom numbers) are called like fractions.

For example:

(i) ²/₁₃, ⁵/₁₃, ¹²/₁₃ and ³⁵/₁₃ are like fractionswith the same denominators (bottom numbers).

(ii) ¹/₆, ¹⁷/₆, ²⁵/₆ and ¹⁶/₆ are like fractions with the same denominators (bottom numbers).

(iii) ¹⁶/₉, ¹⁹/₉, ⁸⁹/₉ and ¹¹⁵/₉ are like fractionswith the same denominators (bottom numbers).

(iv) ²/₁₅, ¹⁷/₁₅, ³⁹/₁₅ and ¹¹⁵/₁₅ are like fractions with the same denominators (bottom numbers).

UNLIKE FRACTIONS:

Fractions with different denominators (bottom numbers) are called unlike fractions.

For example:

(i) ²/₃, ¹⁵/₁₃, ¹²/₁₇ and ³⁵/₁₉ are unlike fractions with different denominators (bottom numbers).

(ii) ¹/₆, ¹⁷/₁₄, ²⁵/₁₆ and ¹⁶/₂₃ are unlike fractionswith different denominators (bottom numbers).

(iii) ¹⁶/₁₉, ⁹/₄, ⁸⁹/₉ and ¹¹⁵/₂₁ are unlike fractionswith different denominators (bottom numbers).

(iv) ²/₁₅, ¹⁷/₁₁, ³⁹/₇ and ¹
⁵/₂₇ are unlike fractionswith different denominators (bottom numbers).

Representations of Fractions on a Number Line

Fraction as Division

Types of Fractions

Conversion of Mixed Fractions into Improper Fractions

Conversion of Improper Fractions into Mixed Fractions

Equivalent Fractions

Fractions in Lowest Terms

Like and Unlike Fractions

Comparing Like Fractions

Comparing Unlike Fractions

Addition and Subtraction of Like Fractions

Addition and Subtraction of Unlike Fractions

Inserting a Fraction between Two Given Fractions

Didn't find what you were looking for? Or want to know more information about Math Only Math. Use this Google Search to find what you need.

Recent Articles

1. Adding 1-Digit Number | Understand the Concept one Digit Number

Sep 18, 24 03:29 PM

Understand the concept of adding 1-digit number with the help of objects as well as numbers.

2. Addition of Numbers using Number Line | Addition Rules on Number Line

Sep 18, 24 02:47 PM

Addition of numbers using number line will help us to learn how a number line can be used for addition. Addition of numbers can be well understood with the help of the number line.

3. Counting Before, After and Between Numbers up to 10 | Number Counting

Sep 17, 24 01:47 AM

Counting before, after and between numbers up to 10 improves the child’s counting skills.

4. Worksheet on Three-digit Numbers | Write the Missing Numbers | Pattern

Sep 17, 24 12:10 AM

Practice the questions given in worksheet on three-digit numbers. The questions are based on writing the missing number in the correct order, patterns, 3-digit number in words, number names in figures…