# Fractions

**Proper Fractions: **The fractions, where the numerator is less than the denominator are called proper fractions.

**Improper Fractions: **The fractions, where the numerator is bigger than the denominator are called improper fractions.

**Mixed Fractions: **A mixed fraction has a combination of a whole and a part.

**Equivalent Fractions: **The fractions if reduced to their simplest forms are equal than these fractions are called equivalent fractions.

**Simplest form of a fraction: **A fraction is said to be in the simplest (or lowest) form if its numerator and denominator have no common factor except 1.

**Like Fractions: **The fractions with same denominators are called like fractions.

**Unlike Fractions: **The fractions with different denominators are called unlike fractions.