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Q: Why is a fraction less than one?

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A proper fraction is defined as a fraction that is less than one.

... less than the original fraction.

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**

That is true.

One-fifth is one simple fraction that is less than one quarter.

No. A fraction can be more than one as well.

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.

A proper fraction, ie: the numerator is smaller than the denominator so it is less than one.

There is no such fraction.

product of a fraction less than 1 and a whole number greater than or less than the whole Number

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One.

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.

This is sometimes called a "proper fraction".

The quotient is less than the fraction.

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The numerator is less than half of the denominator.

1/2 is less than one.

You can't convert a proper fraction to an improper or mixed fraction - it just doesn't make sense. By definition, a proper fraction is one that is less than one; a mixed fraction - as well as an improper fraction - is less than or equal to one.

Yes, the slope can be a fraction; and can be less than one or negative.

Yes, ALWAYS. Think of it this way... If you had 1/2 a pie and you wanted just a FRACTION of it, that's less than the 1/2 you started with.

1/2 = 0.5

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