# Week 1 Assignment

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MA1015: Week 1 Assignment
1
What are whole numbers, fractions, and decimals
and how will I use these concepts in my healthcare career?
This assignment helps you apply your knowledge from this week’s modules
Employers in the healthcare industry expect employees to have
mathematical knowledge and skills in order to properly manage data,
records, inventory, and prescriptions, and perform various tasks like taking
blood pressure.
Mathematical Vocabulary
Use chapters 1, 2, and 3 of your textbook to define the following vocabulary.
1. Define: Denominator
The denominator is the number below the line in a fraction.
2. Define: Numerator
The numerator is the number above the line in a fraction.
3. Define: Proper fraction
A fraction where the numerator is less than the denominator; its decimal equivalent is less than 1.
4. Define: Improper fraction
A fraction where the numerator is more than the denominator; its decimal equivalent is more than 1.
5. Define: Mixed number
A mixed number is a number that consists of an integer and a proper fraction; an impro