In a fraction, the denominator represents total number of parts been divided and the numerator represents how many of those parts we deal with.
For Example: In this fraction 3/4, 3 ( the numerator) denotes the number of parts you have. and 4 (the denominator) denotes the number of parts the whole is divided into.
Diagrammatic explanation of fraction:
Slice a pizza, and you will have fractions:
The top number tells how many slices you have The bottom number tells how many slices the pizza was cut into.
Types of Fraction:
In this type of fraction numerator will be less than the denominator.
For example: 1/2, 3/5
In this type of fraction numerator will be greater than or equal to the denominator.
For example: 5/5,7/2
In this type of fraction you have whole number plus a fraction.
For example: 2 5/3