Some Basic Terms and Rules of Fractions
- The numbers in a fraction are called the numerator, on the top, and the denominator, on the bottom. numerator/denominator
- Proper fractions have a numerator smaller than the denominator.
Examples include 1/2, 3/4 and 7/8.
- Improper fractions have a numerator larger than the denominator.
Examples include 5/4, 3/2 and 101/7.