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.