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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 