Types of Fractions

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Lesson Summary:

This lesson covers the different types of fractions, including proper, improper, mixed numbers, and complex fractions. Proper fractions have a smaller numerator than denominator, while improper fractions have a larger or equal numerator to denominator. Mixed numbers are a combination of an integer and a proper fraction. Complex fractions have other fractions within them. This lesson provides examples and explains how to classify and represent each type of fraction.

Lesson Description:

Concepts covered: Proper Fraction, Improper Fraction, Mixed Number, and Complex Fraction.

Questions answered by this video:
  • What is a proper fraction?
  • What is an improper fraction?
  • What is a mixed number?
  • What is a complex fraction?
  • How can you change from an improper fraction into a mixed number?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    A great lesson for dealing with fractions, improper fractions and mixed numbers. A must-see for any student having trouble with operations with fractions. Many example problems are shown.