Types of Fractions


The three types of fractions are:


Proper fraction

Improper fraction

Mixed fraction


The types of fractions are discussed here with examples.

Proper Fraction

A fraction whose numerator is less than the denominator, is called a proper fraction.

For example, ⁵/₁₉, ¹³/₂₁, ²/₁₅ etc. are proper fractions. 


Improper Fraction

A fraction whose numerator is more than or equal to the denominator, is called an improper fraction.

For example, ¹³/₅, ⁴¹/₃₁, ¹⁹⁷/₁₀₇ etc. are improper fractions.



Mixed Fraction

A combination of a whole number and a proper fraction is called a mixed fraction.

For example, 2³/₅, 7⁴/₁₅, 21⁶/₂₉ etc. are mixed fractions.

In the mixed fraction 3²/₅, 3 is the whole number and ²/₅ is the proper fraction with numerator 2 and denominator 5.




 Fractions

Fractions

Types of Fractions

Equivalent Fractions

Like and Unlike Fractions

Conversion of Fractions

Fraction in Lowest Terms

Addition and Subtraction of Fractions

Multiplication of Fractions

Division of Fractions


 Fractions - Worksheets

Worksheet on Fractions

Worksheet on Multiplication of Fractions

Worksheet on Division of Fractions














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