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Improper Fractions Definition

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What Are Improper Fractions?



If the numerator is larger than or equal to the value of the denominator of a Fraction, then the fraction is considered an Improper Fraction; provided the denominator is not zero. Some examples are some examples: 6/5, 9/4, and 8/8.

Recommended reading: Proper Fractions, Mixed Numbers, and Converting Improper Fractions To Mixed Numbers.