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A fraction is a portion of a whole number the same as a decimal.  Think of money - 75 cents is a fraction of $1.00 and a dollar is 100 pennies so you can write it as a fraction  75/100 or reduce it  to 3/4.  You know it takes 4 quarters to make a dollar, so if you only have...

Prepositions and prepositional phrases function in multiple ways in a sentence.  They can be adverbs, adjectives, direct objects, or just plain prepositions.  There are about 50 common prepositions.  The word around is a preposition, but in this sentence it acts as a direct object...

"for civil rights" is a prepositional phrase being used as a modifier - in this case an adjective describing activists.  The object of the preposition in this question would be protest as feelings and activists are both nouns.   If you break the sentence down, it is easier...