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A fraction means a part of a group or of a region.

for example \(\frac{2}{3}\) is a fraction

where 2 is numerator and 3 is denominator.

Proper Fraction - In a proper fraction the numerator is always less than the denominator. For example \(\frac{4}{7}\), \(\frac{21}{43}\)

Improper Fraction - In a improper fraction the denominator is always less than the numerator. For example \(\frac{7}{4}\), \(\frac{43}{21}\)

Mixed Fractions - A mixed fraction has a combination of a whole and a part. For example \(3 \frac{1}{2}\), \(7 \frac{4}{7}\)