How to Figure Fractions?

The easiest way to figure fractions is to visualize what you are doing. Draw a circle on a piece of paper. Now the if the fraction is one third, draw three lines to divide the circle into thirds, shade one and that is one third. If the fraction is 3/5, then draw 5 lines. You should have 5 parts, shade in three and that is 3/5. You can find more information here: