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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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Q: How how you know whether a fraction is less than 1 or greater than 1?
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How can you tell whether a fraction is greater than or less than 1?

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 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?

A fraction is less than 1 when its denominator is greater than its numerator as for example 3/4


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

If the numerator (top number) is more than the denominator (bottom number), then the fraction is greater than one.


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.


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.


Is the fraction 37 greater than or less than 710?

Where is the fraction? 37 is less than 710.


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.


Is every fraction less than 1?

No. Every proper fraction is less than 1, but improper fraction will be greater than 1.


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

It is not possible to tell.


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

The above statement is not true!-3/4 is a fraction which is less than 1. Its reciprocal is -4/3 which is also less than 1, NOT greater.

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