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# Fractions

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 Sub Topics A fraction is a number expressed in form of $\frac{a}{b}$, where the numerator is 'a' and the denominator is 'b'. Fractions are of two kinds: like fractions and unlike fractions. If the denominators of the two fractions are same, then it is a like fractions. If the denominators of the two fractions are not same, then the fractions are unlike. Apart from these there are different types of fractions.

## Proper Fraction

If the numerator value is less than the denominator value, then the fraction is a proper fraction. The value of the this fraction will always be less than 1.

Example:
$\frac{6}{7}$

## Improper Fraction

If the numerator value is greater than the denominator value, then the fraction is a improper fraction. The value of the this fraction will always be greater than 1.

Example:
$\frac{7}{6}$

## Mixed Fraction

1$\frac{1}{6}$