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A fraction is less than 1 when its denominator is greater than its numerator as for example 3/4

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Q: How do we know if a fraction is less than 1?
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How how you know whether a fraction is less than 1 or greater than 1?

If the denominator is positive and the numerator is less than the denominator then the fraction is less than 1. If the denominator is positive and the numerator is greater than the denominator then the fraction is greater than 1.


If a fraction is less than 1 what do you know about its reciprocal?

Its reciprocal is either less than 0 or greater than 1.


Is every fraction less than 1?

No. Every proper fraction is less than 1, but improper fraction will be greater than 1.


How do you find if the fraction is smaller than 1 or not?

If the numerator is less than the denominator then the fraction is less than 1.


How do you tell if a fraction is less than 1 percent?

You can tell if a fraction is less than 1% if the denominator of the fraction has its decimal place moved to the right 2 times and is less than the numerator it is less than 1 percent.


How do you know if a fraction is less than or greater than 1?

If the numerator (top number) is more than the denominator (bottom number), then the fraction is greater than one.


The reciprocal of a fraction less than 1 is always a fraction greater than 1. Why is this?

The above statement is not true!-3/4 is a fraction which is less than 1. Its reciprocal is -4/3 which is also less than 1, NOT greater.


When you multiply a fraction less than 1 by another fraction less than 1 is your answer going to be less than one?

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.


What is a fraction that is less than one?

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


What is an example for when you multiply a fraction less than 1 by another fraction less than 1?

(1/2) * (1/4) is an example.


What is -0.375 as an improper fraction?

The absolute value of the fraction is less than 1 so it is not an improper fraction.-0.375 = -3/8The absolute value of the fraction is less than 1 so it is not an improper fraction.-0.375 = -3/8The absolute value of the fraction is less than 1 so it is not an improper fraction.-0.375 = -3/8The absolute value of the fraction is less than 1 so it is not an improper fraction.-0.375 = -3/8


Is 3.1 bigger than 1.3?

(3 and any fraction less than 1) is always bigger than (1 and any fraction less than 1).