**Important Chapter Vocabulary**:

**1. Common denominator**: A common multiple of the denominators of two or more fractions.

**2. Denominator:**The part of the fraction below the line, which tells how many equal parts there are in the whole or in a group.

**3. Equivalent fractions:**Two or more fractions that name the same amount.

**4. Numerator:**The part of a fraction above the line, which tells how many parts are being counted.

**5. Simplest Form:**A fraction in which 1 is the only number that can divide evenly into the numerator and the denominator.