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How how you know whether a fraction is less than 1 or greater than 1?

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.


Is every fraction less than 1?

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


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.


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


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

It can be greater than or less than it.


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


What fraction less than 5 but greater than 3?

As an improper fraction it is 4/1


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

greater


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.


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

It will be greater.


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.