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A unit fraction is a rational number written as a fraction where the numerator is one and the denominator is a positive integer. A unit fraction is therefore the reciprocal of a positive integer, 1/n.

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They are called unit fractions.

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Fractions with same numerator are called?

Fractions with the same numerator are called like fractions


How do you do unit fractions?

How would we do it well remember a unit fraction always has one as a numerator. So 2/3 would be 1/3 plus 1/3. These are the unit fractions. It's got a 1 is a numerator all right 5/6 would be a 1 6.


What is fraction in which the numerator is smaller than the denominator is called?

These fractions are called proper fractions.


What are fractions called when the numerator is greater than or equal from the denominator?

improper fractions


What fractions will equal to 1?

Fractions will always equal 1 when their numerator is the same as their denominator


What fractions whose value is greater than or equal to 1 called?

Fractions that are greater than one are known as improper or 'top-heavy' fractions as the numerator is greater than the denominator.


What is true when the numerator and denominator of the fractions equal?

That it is equal to 1/1 which is 1


The values used with fractions are called?

The numerator and the denominator.


Fractions-the numerator is lager than the denominator?

These are called improper fractions. For example 3/2.


How do you put fractions into opposite fractions?

To put fractions into opposite fractions, all you have to do is flip it so that the numerator becomes the denominator and the denominator becomes the numerator. This is called a reciprocal. Example: The opposite of 3/5 is 5/3


What is the term called for simplest form for fractions?

The term for the simplest form for fractions is "lowest terms". If the greatest common factor of the numerator and the denominator is 1, then the fraction is in lowest terms.


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.


Do unit fractions always have a numerator of 1?

Yes they do


How are unit fractions alike?

All of them have a numerator of 1.


What are regular fractions?

Regular fractions are the fractions with a numerator that is less than the denominator and irregular fractions are fractions with a denominator less than the numerator.


Are all fractions that have a numerator of 1 in simplest form explain?

Yes, that is true. With all positive fractions that can be reduced, the numerator becomes a smaller positive whole number. There is no smaller positive whole number than one, therefore all fractions that have a numerator of 1 are in their simplest form. You can tell if a fraction is in its simplest form by finding the the GCF of the nmerator and the denominator. If the GCF is 1, the fraction is in its simplest form. The GCF of any number and 1 is 1, therefore all fractions that have a numerator of 1 are in their simplest form.


What is similar about the fractions 1 3 and 1 7?

They both have 1 as the numerator.


How do you know if fractions are integers?

Fractions are integers when their denominator is 1 or when the numerator has the same value as the denominator.


How are unit fractions different?

Unit fractions are those fractions where the numerator is 1. Thus they are different to whole numbers in that when whole numbers are written as a fraction the 1 is in the denominator whereas in a unit fraction the 1 is written in the numerator.


What is A fraction where the numerator denominator or both are also fractions is called?

It is called a complex fraction.


What are the components of a complex fraction?

To be called a complex fraction, either the numerator, the denominator, or both, are fractions (or contain fractions).


Why are all fractions with a numerator of 1 in simplest form?

All fractions with a numerator (top number) of 1 are in simplest form because 1 is the smallest whole number there is and cannot be divided into anything smaller and still be a whole number.


Are all fractions with a numerator of 1 in simplest form?

Yes.


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 are the types of fractions?

The two types of fractions are proper fractions, in which the numerator is smaller than the denominator, and improper fractions, in which the numerator is equal to or larger than the denominator.