The Identifying numerators and denominators exercise appears under the 3rd grade (U.S.) Math Mission and Arithmetic essentials Math Mission, Pre-algebra Math Mission and Mathematics I Math Mission. This exercise practices the vocabulary terms numerator and denominator.

Types of Problems

There is one type of problem in this exercise.

  1. Identify the numerator or denominator: This problem asks the user to type either the numerator or the denominator of a given fraction into an answer box.


This exercise is easy to get both accuracy badges and speed badges. The exercise tests vocabulary more than mathematics (though vocabulary can be an important part of communication).

Real-life Applications

  1. Fractions appear in every-day media to display information to consumers.
  2. Fractions are used in real life in lots of different ways, but are commonly used in cooking, construction and science.

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