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# When the denominator is larger than the numerator the fraction is called what?

Updated: 9/21/2023

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Proper fraction

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### When the numerator is larger than the denominator the fraction is?

it is called an improper fraction

### Does a proper fraction have a numerator larger than the denominator?

No, a proper fraction has a numerator smaller than the denominator.

proper fraction

### When the numerator is larger than the denominator it is called?

It is called an improper fraction as for example 7/5

### What is the name of a fraction that has its numerator larger than its denominator?

improper fraction

### What is a fraction whose numerator is larger than the denominator?

An improper fraction

### What is a fraction in which the numerator is equal to or larger than the denominator?

It is an improper fraction.

### What type of fraction has a larger numerator than denominator?

improper fraction

### What is 7 34 in improper fraction?

-- An improper fraction is a fraction with a numerator that's larger than its denominator. -- There's nothing you can do to 7/34 that will give you a fraction with a numerator that's larger than its denominator.

### How is a proper fraction and an improper fraction related?

The numerator and denominator in both types of fractions are integers. In a proper fraction the numerator is smaller than the denominator while in an improper fraction the numerator is larger.

### When the numerator of a fraction is smaller than the dominator. It is a fraction.?

yes. if the numerator is larger than the denominator it is an IMPROPER fraction.

### Can the denominator of an improper fraction be greater than the numerator?

no, if the denominator is larger than the numerator, it is not improper. it is either a proper fraction or a mixed number.