Skittles Fractions Name__________________________ Matching ___ This is “part of a whole” A. Numerator ___ This is the “part” of a fraction and this number goes on top. B. Denominator ___ This is the “whole” of a fraction it goes on the bottom. C. Fraction Skittles Activity How many Skittles are in your “whole” bag? _____ Does this number represent the numerator or the denominator? How many of your skittles are red?_____ How many of your skittles are green?_____ How many of your skittles are yellow?_____ How many of your skittles are orange?_____ How many of your skittles are purple?_____ Do these numbers represent the numerator or the denominator? What fraction of your Skittles are red? What fraction of your Skittles are green? What fraction of your Skittles are yellow? What fraction of your Skittles are orange? What fraction of your Skittles are purple? What fraction of your Skittles are NOT orange? What fraction of your Skittles are brown? Rate Yourself How well do you understand these skills about fractions? (1 being I don’t understand and of this and 5 being I understand all of this) 1 2 3 4 5