Fraction Basics for Kids
Hello Kids, 
Let us learn basics of fractions in this page. 
What is a fraction? 
It can be defined as a part or a portion of a whole object. It is represented with a numerator and a denominator. 
What is a numerator? 
It shows how many portion(s) of the whole is taken. 
What is denominator? 
It shows how many parts are there in the whole. 
Let us consider the below example: 
In the total of 6 parts, 2 are shaded in orange. This can be written as  where 2 is the 
numerator (number of portions shaded in orange) and 6 is the denominator (the total number of parts of the whole). 


Similarly, the below figure is an example of 
 . 


Note that the denominator value should not be zero. 
Learning the basics of fraction is made easier here. 