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Types of Fractions (Like Fraction, Improper Fraction and Proper Fraction)

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.

For examples

• • 2. Improper fractions

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

For example 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.

For example 5. Unit fractions

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

For example 