Common Fractions Worksheet:
Numerator and Denominator
Fill in the numerator and denominator to write a fraction. Remember:
 the denominator is the total number of equal size parts that the shape or group has been divided into
 the denominator is the bottom number of the fraction
 the numerator is the number of equal parts that the fraction represents
 the numerator is the top number of the fraction
 for instance, if a pie is cut in 6 equal pieces and we eat 2, the fraction we eat is 2/6, with numerator 2 and denominator 6
Example: what part is shaded?

1 ___ 4 
What fraction of the shape is white?  ___  
What fraction is shaded?  ___  Write the fraction of the circle that is shaded.  ___  
What fraction of the group is black?  ___  The black stars are what fraction of the group?  ___  
Color 3/8 (three eighths) of the circle black.  3 ___ 8 
Color four fifths of the group black.  4 ___ 5 
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