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Are proper fractions less than one?

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When multiplying proper fractions why is the product less than the both factors?

A proper fraction is less than 1. Any positive number multiplied by a positive number less 1 will be less than itself. In multiplying two proper fractions, each one is being multiplied by a number less than 1.


How do you change 16.5 into a proper fraction?

Can't be done. Proper fractions are, by definition, less than one. 16.5 is greater than one.


Why is the product of two proper fractions less than either of the fractions?

A proper fraction is less than 1. Whenever you multiply something by a number < 1, the result (product) is less than the original number. So when you multiply a proper fraction by a number less one (such as another proper fraction, the product is less than the original proper fraction. The only time a product involving a given number is larger than the given number is when you multiply the given number by a number that is > 1. Since all proper fractions are < 1, products involving them are always less than the original given number.


What is 3.78 as a proper fraction?

Proper fractions are less than one but as an improper fraction in its lowest terms it is 189/50


What is an example fractions less than one?

Any proper fraction with the numerator less than the denominator is less than one. 1/2, 1/3, 1/4


What is 4.25 as a proper fraction?

4.25 can't be a proper fraction. Proper fractions are less than one. 425/100 reduces to 17/4


What is 5.27 as a proper fraction not reduced to lowest term?

It can't be a proper fraction. Proper fractions are less than one. 527/100


What is two and one half into a proper fraction?

Proper fractions are less than one. 2 and one half equals 5/2


How do you write 1.08 as a proper fraction?

It can't be one. Proper fractions are less than one.


How do you make 7.32 a proper fraction in simplest form?

183/25 It can't be a proper fraction. Proper fractions are less than one.


What is 12.7 as a proper fraction?

It can't be one. Proper fractions are less than one.


Why is the reciprocal of a fraction less than one always a fraction greater than 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.