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


What is types of fractions?

The numbers in the form Lowest Form of a Rational Number, 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  

  • Lowest Form of a Rational Number
  • negative rational number

2. Improper fractions

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

For example  

Improper fractions

3. Like fractions

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

For example

Like fractions

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

Unit fractions

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