Fractional Part of a Group uses square and round cookies to demonstrate a fractional part of a group of objects.

The following illustration was made by Fractional Part of a Group Designer:

7/9 Picture

The denominator 9 in the fraction 7/9 ths shows the total number of cookies in the picture. The numerator 7 in the fraction 7/9 ths tells the number of square cookies in the picture.

Since the question is "What fraction of the cookies are square?" , we will use the fraction 7/9 ths because 7 of the 9 cookies are square cookies.

The line between the numerator and denominator is known as the fraction bar. It is also called the division bar.