Proper and Improper Fractions:
Example:
3/8 proper fraction
8/3 improper fraction
3/3 improper fraction
Here an improper fraction expressed as the sum of an integer and a proper fraction is called as a mixed number.
For write an improper fraction as a mixed number, divide the numerator through the denominator, acquiring an integer part (quotient) plus a fractional part whose numerator is the remainder of the division.
22/9 = 2 +4/9 =2(4/9)
Here, 9 can be divided within 22 two times, with 4/9 left over or remaining.
Therefore, the improper fraction 22/9 is equivalent to the mixed number 2 (4/9).
Every number may be expressed as a fraction or sum of fractions. A whole number is a fraction whose denominator is 1. Any fraction along with the same numerator and denominator is equal to one.
Examples:
5= 5/1, 10/1 = 10, 1 = 16/16, 5/5 = 1