Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Adding and Subtracting Fractions - Summary Exercises - Operations with Fractions: 4

Answer

Proper

Work Step by Step

A proper fraction is any fraction that is less than 1 in value. In order words, for a proper fraction, the numerator will be less than the denominator. Therefore, $\frac{11}{12}$ is a proper fraction, because the numerator of 11 is less than the denominator of 12. Therefore, the fraction has a value of less than 1.
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