# Fraction

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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 $$3 \frac{1}{2}$$, $$7 \frac{4}{7}$$