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Q: What is the difference in proper fractions and improper fractions?

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proper factions are fractions under a whole number improper fractions are Example: proper: 1/2 improper: 3/2

You don't. Proper fractions are less than one, improper fractions are greater.

Mixed numbers can be converted to improper fractions. Improper fractions can be added the same way proper fractions are.

Some similarities of proper fraction and improper fraction are that they are both fractions.

In a proper fraction the absolute value of the numerator (top) is less than the denominator (bottom). In an improper fraction it is not.

they are both fractions

By definition, you can't convert between proper and improper fractions. You can convert improper fractions to mixed fractions, and vice versa.

40/48 is a proper fraction. Proper fractions can't be improper fractions; it wouldn't be proper.

7/6 is an improper fraction. Improper fractions can't be proper fractions. It wouldn't be proper.

4/6 is a proper fraction. Proper fractions can't become improper fractions.

Improper fractions can't become proper fractions.

4/5 is a proper fraction. Proper fractions can't become improper fractions; it wouldn't be proper.

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