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ML AggarwalSolutions for Class 6 Maths Chapter 6 Fractions


A fraction (from Latin fractus, "broken") represents a part of a whole or, more generally, any number of equal parts. When spoken in everyday English, a fraction describes how many parts of a certain size there are, for example, one-half, eight-fifths, three-quarters. In Mathematics, a fraction defined as the part of the whole thing. You can recognize a fraction by the slash that is written between the two numbers. We have a top number, the numerator, and a bottom number, the denominator. For example, a pizza is divided into four equal pieces; then each piece is represented by ¼. Fractions help to distribute and judge the numbers easily and make the calculation faster. The line separating the numerator and denominator is the fraction bar. The numerator represents the number of equal parts, and the denominator indicates the number of parts that make up a whole. Chapter 6, students are going to learn some topics, which are, various types of fractions, method of changing unlike fractions to like fractions, addition and subtraction of fractions, multiplication of fractions, reciprocal of fractions.