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Fraction Magic ONE Category: Mathematics
Dated: 2010-07-30
What fraction (part) of this hexagon is red?

If you said, "All of it." You are right... But, your answer isn't a fraction.
6 pieces out of 6 pieces are red... so, that's 
This is the whole hexagon... It's whole hexagon.
So, is the same as
is like a magic .
You'll see why later... You'll be able to do a LOT with magic 1's. Especially in Algebra.
Here are some more:
When the numerator equals the denominator, it's a magic 1.
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