The concept of a fraction is lying behind dividing things. It is a part of a whole. We will learn about fractions on this page.

**Definition of a Fraction**

A part of a whole is called a fraction. A fraction can be represented mathematically as given below:

p/q

where p, q are integers and q is non-zero. Depending upon which is bigger between p and q we have different types of fractions which we will learn below.

**Table of Contents for Fractions**

This page includes various aspects of fractions. These are as follows:

Types of Fractions: Depending upon the numerator and the denominator, we have various types of fractions. Here we learn different types of fractions.

- Similar and dissimilar fractions: Two fractions are similar or dissimilar if they have the same denominator or not. They are also known as like or unlike fractions. For example, 1/2 and 3/2 are similar (like) fractions; but 1/2 and 1/3 are not, they are dissimilar (unlike) fractions.
- Mixed fractions: It is produced by using a whole number and a proper fraction. For example, 2½ is a mixed fraction as it is obtained by the whole number 2 and the proper fraction ½.

How to Simplify a Fraction: Here we provide a step-by-step discussion on how to get a simplified form of a fraction. Simplifying fractions is one of the main topics in basic math.

**Simplifying Fractions**

**Simplifying Fractions**

The simplification of various fractions in their lowest reduced forms will be provided below.

Click on the fractions to get their simplified reduced form:

4/6 | 4/8 | 4/10 | 4/12 | 4/20 |

5/10 | 5/15 | 5/20 | 5/25 | 5/30 |

6/8 | 6/10 | 6/12 | 6/15 | 6/18 |

8/10 | 8/12 | 8/14 | 8/16 | 8/20 |

9/12 | 9/15 | 9/18 | 9/21 | 9/24 |

10/12 | 10/14 | 10/15 | 10/16 | 10/18 |

14/21 | ||||

15/21 | 15/60 |