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.
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