# Improper Fraction

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

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

**NOTE:**

Proper fractions are the opposite way up.

**Example 1**

**Example 2**

An improper fraction is greater than 1.

**Example 3**

All of these fractions are improper fractions.

**Example 4**

Thirteen over four is an improper fraction.

**Example 5**

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