## What Is An Proper Fraction?

If the numerator is smaller in value than the denominator of a
Fraction, then the fraction is considered a Proper Fraction; provided
the denominator is not zero. Or stated another way, any fraction with a value less
than one is a **Proper Fraction**. Here are some examples:
^{1}/_{5}, ^{2}/_{4}, and ^{7}/_{8}.
Recommended reading: Improper Fractions.