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Improper Fraction

A fraction where there is a bigger number on the top than the bottom.

An improper fraction is where there is a bigger number appearing on the top of the fraction

Its improper for the small child to hold up the large person.



Proper fractions are the opposite way up.


Example 1

Examples of improper fractions 


Example 2

Examples of improper fractions

An improper fraction is greater than 1.


Example 3

Examples of improper fractions

All of these fractions are improper fractions.


Example 4

Examples of improper fractions

Thirteen over four is an improper fraction. 


Example 5

Examples of a proper fraction

This is an example of a regular fraction. One third is NOT an improper fraction.


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