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If the denominator is positive and the numerator is less than the denominator then the fraction is less than 1. If the denominator is positive and the numerator is greater than the denominator then the fraction is greater than 1.

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How can you tell whether a fraction is greater than or less than 1 half?

If two times the numerator is less than the denominator, the fraction is less than half. If two times the numerator is equal to the denominator, the fraction is equal to a half. If two times the numerator is greater than the denominator, the fraction is greater than half.


How do we know if a fraction is less than 1?

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If the numerator (the top number) is larger than the denominator (bottom number) then the fraction is greater than 1 If the denominator is greater than the numerator, then the fraction is less than 1


How do you know if a fraction is less than or greater than 1?

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How you know which fraction is less than one whole?

If the numerator is less than the denominator, the fraction is less than one. For example, 5/7 is less than one. If the numerator is greater than the denominator, the fraction is greater than one. For example, 10/7 is more than one.


If a fraction is less than 1 what do you know about its reciprocal?

Its reciprocal is either less than 0 or greater than 1.


Is the product of a fraction less than 1 and a whole number greater than or less than the whole number?

It can be either - depending on whether the whole number is negative or positive.


Why is the reciprocal of a fraction less than one always a fraction greater than one?

A positive fraction that is less than one is known as a proper fraction. In a proper fraction, the denominator is greater than the numerator. A reciprocal fraction would have a numerator greater than the denominator. Such a fraction is known as an improper fraction. Improper fractions are greater than one.


When you divide a fraction by a whole number greater than one how does the quotient compare to the fraction?

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Is the product of fraction less than 1 and a whole number greater than or less then the whole number?

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Is the fraction 37 greater than or less than 710?

Where is the fraction? 37 is less than 710.


What is fraction less than 1?

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When multiplying fraction by fraction will the product be greater than or less than?

It is not possible to tell.


When you divide a mixed number by a fraction less than 1 will the quotient be greater or less than the whole number?

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Is every fraction less than 1?

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How can we tell if a fraction is greater than less than or equal to 1 whole?

if the value above the line of the fraction is greater than or equal to the value below the lin, then the fraction is equal to or greater than 1 whole.


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Why can't we convert a proper fraction to a mixed fraction?

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