Topic outline

    • Fractions

      Proper Fractions

      Fraction whose numerator is less than its denominator is called Proper fraction. Proper fraction is always less than a whole.


      Here, Numerator < Denominator (Numerator is smaller than Denominator)

      Therefore 3/5 is a proper fraction.


      Improper Fractions

      Fraction whose numerator is more than or equal to its denominator is called Improper fraction.


      Here, Numerator > Denominator (Numerator is greater than Denominator)

      Therefore 8/5 is an improper fraction.

      Unit Fractions

      A fraction with numerator 1 is called Unit fraction.


      Mixed Fractions

      Fraction made up of a whole number and a proper number is called Mixed fraction.


      Here, 5 is a whole number and ¾ is a proper fraction.


      Changing a Mixed Fraction into Improper Fraction

      Step1: First multiply the whole number with denominator.

      Step2: Then add product of whole number and denominator with numerator

      Step3: Write the resultant number as numerator. Also write the denominator.

      Comparing a Mixed Fraction with an Improper Fraction

      Comparing two Mixed Fraction


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