# TYPES OF FRACTIONS

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# TYPES OF FRACTIONS

Worksheets on types of fractions have various skills to make you familiar with these cocepts. Let us discuss in detail about the types of fractions. Examples provide you clariications and make concepts easy to understand.

1. A fraction where numerator is smaller than the denominator is a proper fraction.
Eg.        1/4       ,  10/21       ,  18/35
2.  A fraction where numerator is greater than the denominator is called an improper fraction
Eg.        1/4       ,  10/21       ,  18/35
3. A fraction which has a combination of a whole number and a proper fraction is a mixed fraction.
Eg.       41/2;  ,   63/4;  , 1012/27
4. Equivalent fractions  are fractions that represent same quantity
Eg.        1/3       ,  2/6       ,  3/9       4/12       ,  5/15
1/3       ,  (1*2/3*2       ) ,  (1*3/3*3       ) , (1*4/3*4      ) ,  (1*5/3*5       )
5. Unit fractions are fractions with 1 as their numerator
Eg.        1/4       ,  1/5       ,  1/7
6.  Fractions with same denominators are called Like fractions
Eg.        1/4       ,  3/4       ,  5/4
7. Fractions with different denominators are called Unlike fractions
Eg.        6/4       ,  3/7       ,  5/14

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