What is a fraction?
A fraction is a number that expresses a part of a group.
Fraction is written in the form of a/b where a and are whole numbers and b is not equal to 0. The number a is called the numerator and the number b is called the denominator.
Types of fractions:
1. Proper fractions: Fractions having numerator less than the denominator are called proper fractions
examples 3/8, 9/13 etc
2. Improper fractions: Fractions having numerators that are larger than or equal to their denominators are called improper fractions.
examples: 8/3, 26/5, 4/4
3. Mixed Numbers: Numbers having a whole number part and a fractional part are called as mixed numbers.
examples: 4 3/5, 21/9
4. Decimal Fractions: Fractions having denominator as 10, 100, 1000 or any other higher power of 10 are called decimal fractions.
example: 4/10, 26/1000 etc
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