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It is called a improper fraction.

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Can a fraction be greater than one?

Yes. They are called "improper fractions."


Why is an improper fraction greater than one?

That's by the way "improper fraction" is defined. An improper fraction is a number greater than one, written as a single fraction.


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.


What is the definition of an improper fraction?

I'm reaching far back for this one. I believe an improper fraction is one in which the numerator is greater than the denominator. The numerator is the number 'on top'. The reason it is called improper is that such a fraction has an absolute value that is greater than 1.


What type of fraction is greater than one?

An improper fraction (3/2) greater than (2/2)


What fraction is greater than six an one third?

The fraction seven and one third is one such fraction.


Is the fraction for over seven greater or less than one half?

greater than


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 can you tell if a fraction is less than equal to or less than one?

If the fraction has a greater numerator than the denominator than the fraction is greater than one If the fraction has a numerator less than the denominator than the fraction is less than one If the numerator and the denominator are the same numbers than the fraction is equal to one **The numerator is the top number; the denominator is the bottom number**


When you multiply a fraction by a number greater than one how does the product compare to the fraction?

The absolute value of the answer will be greater than the absolute value of the original.


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.


What is a imperior fraction?

And improper fraction is one where the numerator is greater than the denominator.


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

The quotient is less than the fraction.


Why decimals greater than one become an improper fraction?

Because if you divide out the fraction you get a number bigger than one. (Definition of an improper fraction).


What fraction is greater than six and one third?

Twenty six and one third is greater.


Does a fraction represent a number between zero and one?

A proper fraction is but mixed fractions, which are also often called fractions, are greater than 1.


The type of fraction that is greater than one?

Improper


A fraction whose numerator is equal to or greater than denominator?

a fraction that has a numerator equal to the denominator is one: a fraction who's numerator is greater that the denominator is an improper fraction.


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

When you divide a number by a fraction between zero and one, the quotient will be greater than that number.


What is a fraction whose value is greater than or equal to one whole?

Any fraction where the number on top is the same number - or a higher number - than the number on the bottom is equal to or greater than one.


What is 6 23 as a fraction greater than 1?

6/23 has a magnitude which is less than one and so it cannot be expressed as a fraction whch is greater than 1.


What fraction whose denominator is 4 times greater than its numerator is less than one-fourth and less than one-eighth?

There is no such fraction.


What is the relationship to the number 1 if the numerator is larger than the denominator of the fraction?

The number (the fraction) is greater than one.


What fraction is not greater than 1-half?

Every negative fraction, and every positive fraction whose numerator is half of its denominator or less, is not greater than one half.


A fraction whose numerator is greater than or equal to its denominator?

An improper fraction has a numerator greater than the denominator. When the numerator and denominator are equal, that's called "1."

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