## What is types of fractions?

The numbers in the form , where a and b are the whole numbers, are called fractions.

## Different Types of Fractions

There are given below different types of fractions:

- Proper fractions
- Improper fractions
- Like fractions
- Unlike fractions
- Unit fractions

### 1. Proper fractions

The fractions in which the denominator is **greater** than the numerator are known as proper fractions.

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### 2. Improper fractions

The fractions in which the denominator is **smaller** than the numerator are known as proper fractions.

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### 3. Like fractions

The fractions with the same denominator are known as like fractions.

**For example**

### 4. Unlike fractions

The fractions with different denominators are known as, unlike fractions.

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### 5. Unit fractions

The fractions with 1 as the numerator are known as, unit fractions.

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