if you are adding two fractions that are both greater than 1/2, what must be true about the sum?
Their sum is less than 1 if the sum of the numerators is
less than the common denominator.
Proper fractions are when the numberator is less than or equal to the denominator. So, the only three fractions that can be proper with the denominator as three are: 1/3, which equals approx. 0.333333333 2/3, which equals approx. 0.666666667 3/3, which equals 1.
When the numerators are the same, the fraction with the higher denominator is less than the fraction with the lower denominator. The denominator indicates the size of the "parts" being shown as a fraction, and the higher the denominator, the smaller those parts are!
if you mean multiplying something by a fraction where the numerator is smaller than the denominator then yes.
Any fraction with a numerator of one and a denominator greater than two.
That's only true if the fractions are "proper" fractions ... with numerator smaller than denominator. The reason is: If you take (a piece less than the whole thing) out of (a piece less than the whole thing), you wind up with a piece smaller than either of the original pieces.
When the numerator is less than the denominator then it is a common fraction but if the numerator is greater than the denominator then it is an improper fraction.
Regular fractions are the fractions with a numerator that is less than the denominator and irregular fractions are fractions with a denominator less than the numerator.
Assuming the fractions are "normalized" (the fractional part is less than 1): First compare the integer part. If the integer part is the same, you need to compare the fractions. If the denominator of the fractions is different, you have to convert to a common denominator. The simplest way to find a common denominator is to multiply both denominators (i.e., you don't need the LEAST common denominator - any common denominator will do).
You find the common denominator for both fractions and which ever has the highest numerator is greater.
If the sum of the numerators is greater than the denominator the sum is greater than 1. If the sum of the numerators is equal to the denominator the sum is equal to 1. If the sum of the numerators is less than the denominator the sum is less 1.
To compare two or more fractions, you must convert them to a common denominator, in this case, the denominator 26.
The two types of fractions are proper fractions, in which the numerator is smaller than the denominator, and improper fractions, in which the numerator is equal to or larger than the denominator.
1. Proper Fractions where the numerator is less than denominator. 2. Improper Fractions or top-heavy fractions where the numerator is greater than denominator.
There are proper fractions, where the numerator is less than the denominator, and improper fractions where the denominator is greater than or equal to the numerator.
The numberator does not have to be less than or equal to the denominator in a fraction.If the numerator is less than the denominator, it is a "proper" fraction.If the numerator is equal to the denominator, it is the integer 1.But the numerator can be bigger than the denominator, and it is then called an improper fraction.
Common fractions whereas the numerator is less then the denominator as in 3/4 Improper fractions whereas the numerator is greater than the denominator as in 5/2 Equivalent fractions have equal values as in 3/4 = 6/8 and 5/2 = 10/4
Least common denominator. Used in fractions. For example : 1/2 and 3/4 The fraction that has the lowest denominator, while still having an equivalent fraction is the LCD. In this case it would be 2/4 and 3/4. Because 1/2 = 2/4, and the lowest common denominator between the two fractions is 4. Hope this helps ! :D