# Fractions (Part 1)

**Simplifying Fractions**

This video looks at how we find the **highest common factor** to simplify fractions. This can sometimes be called 'expressing a fraction in its simplest form'.

**Compare (order), Add and Subtract Fractions**

These are the three circumstances that you need to ensure the fractions have the "same name" (the same denominator). This video shows you how to achieve this.

**Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions**

A mixed number is one where you have some wholes and a proper fraction (for example 1ΒΌ). An improper fraction is where the numerator is greater than the denominator (for example 3/2). This video explores how to deal with these two types of fraction.