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# Why is 5 over 5 an improper fraction?

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2012-12-04 01:32:14

5/5 is an improper fraction, because it is the same as saying 1.

Yes. 5/5 is an improper fraction.

Improper fractions are fractions with greater numerator than denominator or with the same numerator and denominator. Thus, improper fractions when changed to decimals are always greater than one or exactly equal to one.

5/5 is exactly equal to one, thus it is an improper fraction.

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