Video: Converting the Written Form of Fractions to Fraction Form

Express one-quarter in fraction form.

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Express one-quarter in fraction form.

Fractions represent the part out of the whole. The numerator is the part and the denominator is the whole. The one-quarter means there will be a one in the numerator like this. Now, we need to figure out what a quarter would be in a fraction form.

To divide something into quarters is to divide it into four equal parts. The part out of the whole here is one out of four.

To express one-quarter in fraction form, we write one over four — one-fourth.

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