Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321825535
ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

Chapter 2 - Multiplying and Dividing Fractions - Review Exercises - Page 188: 4


Proper Fractions: $\frac{1}{8} , \frac{3}{4} , \frac{2}{3}$ Improper Fractions: $\frac{4}{3} , \frac{5}{5}$

Work Step by Step

If the numerator of a fraction is less than the denominator, the fraction is a proper fraction. A proper fraction is less than 1 whole. So, $\frac{1}{8} , \frac{3}{4} , \frac{2}{3}$ If the numerator is greater than or equal to the denominator, the fraction is an improper fraction. An improper fraction is greater than or equal to 1 whole. So, $\frac{4}{3} , \frac{5}{5}$
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