## #$$$$ Square Root of a Fraction

It is really easy to find the square root of a fraction if the numerator and denominator are perfect squares. It is also pretty easy if you can reduce the fraction to perfect squares. If the numerator and denominator are not perfect squares, it is a little bit harder because you have to rationalize the […]

## ###$$ Reciprocals

What is a Reciprocal? A reciprocal is a fraction that has been flipped upside-down. The word comes from the Latin root word “reciprocus” which means “alternating” or “going backward and forward”. Ancient mathematicians chose this word because you have to switch or “alternate” the numerator and denominator to find the reciprocal of a fraction. Examples […]

## ###$$ Denominators

What is a Denominator? A denominator is the bottom number of a fraction. The word comes from the Latin root word “denominaire” and it means “that which gives a name to”. Ancient mathematicians chose this word because the denominator of a fraction names the size of a fractional part. The size of a fractional part […]

## ##$$ Numerators

What is a Numerator? A numerator is the top number of a fraction. The word comes from the Latin root word “numerare” and it means “the thing by which the number of something is denoted”. Ancient mathematicians chose this word because the numerator of a fraction tells you the number of fractional parts you are […]

## ####$$$$ Fractions to Decimals

It is really easy to convert fractions to decimals, especially if you use a calculator. On this page, I’ll show you how to convert fractions to decimals with step-by-step instructions and examples. If you need to know how to convert decimals to fractions or how to convert fractions to percents, check out the linked pages. […]