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.
2. Improper fractions
The fractions in which the denominator is smaller than the numerator are known as proper fractions.
3. Like fractions
The fractions with the same denominator are known as like fractions.
4. Unlike fractions
The fractions with different denominators are known as, unlike fractions.
5. Unit fractions
The fractions with 1 as the numerator are known as, unit fractions.