**Fractions**

**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

**Key Features**

**Topic: Fractions**

**Grade: 7**

**Type: PDF Worksheet**

**MCQ Test: Available**

**Practice question bank with the answer: Available **

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