Class 7 Maths Fractions and Decimals | Types of Fractions |

__Types of Fractions__

There are three major types of fractions:

- Proper Fraction
- Improper Fraction
- Mixed Fraction

__Proper Fractions __

Fractions where numerator is always less than the denominator.

It is called proper because the number of parts will always be lesser than the total number of parts. For e.g. 1/3, 1/6, 2/7, 9/10 and so on.

The value of a proper fraction will always be less than 1.

__Improper Fractions__

Fractions where numerator is always more than the denominator.

It is called improper because the number of parts will be greater than the total number of parts. For e.g. 5/3, 9/6, 8/7, 14/10 and so on.

The value of a proper fraction will always be greater than 1.

__Mixed Fraction__

Fractions where there is a combination of a whole and a fractional part. For e.g.

All Improper fractions can be expressed as mixed fractions

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