Fractions

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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.