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Improper fractions are always > 1. Reason, the numerator (top) is always larger than the denominator(bottom).

NB Improper fractions is the correct term for 'Top Heavy' fractions.

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No, they have to be greater than 1

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What are the different forms of fractions?

1. Proper Fractions where the numerator is less than denominator. 2. Improper Fractions or top-heavy fractions where the numerator is greater than denominator.


What is 0.280 as an improper fraction?

It can't be one. Improper fractions are greater than 1.


How do you turn a fraction into an inproper fraction?

Proper fractions are less than 1. Improper fractions are greater than 1. For a proper fraction to become an improper fraction, you would have to add a quantity that would make it greater than 1.


Why is reciprocal of a fraction less than 1 is always greater than 1?

Proper fractions are less than one.. Their numerators re less than their denominators. Their reciprocals have numerators greater than their denominators, making them improper. Improper fractions are greater than 1.


Why you consider improper fractions right if in fractions numerator is less than or equal to denominator?

The numberator does not have to be less than or equal to the denominator in a fraction.If the numerator is less than the denominator, it is a "proper" fraction.If the numerator is equal to the denominator, it is the integer 1.But the numerator can be bigger than the denominator, and it is then called an improper fraction.


What is 1 over 15 as improper fractions?

1/15 is a proper fraction. Proper fractions can't become improper fractions. It wouldn't be proper.


How would you write 0.425 as an improper fraction?

It can't be one. Improper fractions are greater than 1.


How do you write 0.533333333333333 as an improper fraction?

0.533333333333333 can't be an improper fraction. Improper fractions are greater than 1.


What is 1.96 as a proper fraction?

Proper fractions are less than 1 but as an improper fraction in its lowest terms it is 49/25


Why can an improper fraction be less than 1?

It can be improper AND negative (less than 0 and so less than 1).


What are the different kinds of fractions?

1. Proper Fraction: 5/6 - the numerator is less than the denominator 2. Improper Fraction: 6/5 - the numerator is greater than the denominator 3. Mixed Fraction: 2 (1/3) Source: Bforball Mixed numbers, regular fractions which are part of a whole,and improper fractions which are fractions that have a numerator greater than its denominator.


Are improper fractions always greater than 1?

Yes. That's the definition of an improper fraction. If it's not greater than ' 1 ', then it isn't an improper fraction.