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Because the numerator is less than the denominator. It's basically a divison problem. 1/4=0.25 It may be easier if you look at the question reworded... Why is a decimal number lower than 1. less than 1.

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What is a fraction that is less than one?

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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**


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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.


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There is no such fraction.


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Is a fraction less than one?

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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.


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

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How can you tell if a fraction is less than one half?

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What kind of fraction has a value less than 1?

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Is it possible to have a fraction for your slope?

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