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When you talk about fractions, you do include improper fractions. However, an improper fraction such as 24/6 is hard, because it should really be called 4. Yes, an improper fraction can be defined as a TYPE of fraction.

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Q: Can an improper fraction be defined as just a fraction and When you talk about a fraction do you include improper fractions?
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