You replace the n by an m: the proper term is "improper fraction".
Multiply it by a number that is large enough so that the numerator of the fraction becomes larger than its denominator.
Proper fractions are less than 1. Improper fractions are greater than 1. For a proper fraction to become an improper fraction, you would have to add a quantity that would make it greater than 1.
In a proper fraction the absolute value of the numerator (top) is less than the denominator (bottom). In an improper fraction it is not.
A proper fraction has a numerator that is smaller in magnitude (absolute value) than its denominator. A fraction that does not meet this criterion is called improper.
If you're asking the difference, then a proper fraction is when the numerator is smaller than the denominator. And an improper fraction is a fraction bigger than whole or when the numerator is larger than the denominator.
A proper fraction is one fraction in which the numerator is smaller than the denominator. Dissimilar fractions are two or more fractions whose denominators are different (dissimilar).
A mixed number is a combination of an integer and a proper fraction.
say you were given the fraction 21/4. first, see how many times 4 goes into 21, which in this case 4 goes into 21, 5 times. (4x5=20) then you would subtract 20 from 21 ; 21-20=1. your answer would be 5 & 1/4.
Improper fraction is greater than a proper fraction.
A proper fraction is a fraction whose numerator is less than its denominator, meaning its value is less than 1. An improper fraction is one whose numerator is greater than its denominator, meaning its value is more than 1. An improper fraction can always be written as a mixed number ... an integer plus a proper fraction.