# What are Fractions?

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## What does a fraction look like? A fraction is a number that has a number on the top that is called the numerator and a number on the bottom that is called the denominator. | ## What are improper fractions? An improper fraction is a fraction that has it's numerator bigger than the denominator.The example shown on the left shows that the denominator which is sixteen is bigger than the denominator which is three. | ## What are mixed numbers? A mixed number is a fraction that has a whole number and a fraction ,but the fraction is not an improper fraction it's numerator is less than it's denominator. |

## What does a fraction look like?

A fraction is a number that has a number on the top that is called the numerator and a number on the bottom that is called the denominator.

## What are improper fractions?

An improper fraction is a fraction that has it's numerator bigger than the denominator.The example shown on the left shows that the denominator which is sixteen is bigger than the denominator which is three.