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Yes. That's the definition of an improper fraction. If it's

not greater than ' 1 ', then it isn't an improper fraction.

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What are the characteristics of improper fractions?

Improper fractions have numerators that are greater than or equal to their denominators.


What is the simalarites betweenproer and improper fractions?

Both proper and improper fractions have a numerator and a denominator. In a proper fraction the numerator is always less than the denominator. In an improper function the numerator is greater than the denominator


How do you convert between improper fractions and proper fractions?

You don't. Proper fractions are less than one, improper fractions are greater.


What are fractions called when the numerator is greater than or equal from the denominator?

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Can you find fractions greater than 1?

All improper fractions, like 22/7, are greater than one.


What is the difference in proper fractions and improper fractions?

Proper fractions are factions with a numerator lower than the denominator but an improper fraction has a greater numerator than the denominator


Can be the improper fractions less than 1?

No, they have to be greater than 1


What fractions whose value is greater than or equal to 1 called?

Fractions that are greater than one are known as improper or 'top-heavy' fractions as the numerator is greater than the denominator.


How are improper fractions and mixed numbers different to proper fractions?

In case of Proper fractions the numerator is lesser than the denominator. Whereas in case of improper fractions and mixed fractions the numerator is greater than denominator.


Why is 5 over 5 an improper fraction?

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.


When is the product of two fractions greater than its factors?

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Can a fraction be greater than one?

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