# 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

Multiplication of Fractions

Division of Fractions

Fractions - Worksheets

Worksheet on Fractions

Worksheet on Multiplication of Fractions

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