7 Different Types of Fractions (Plus Vital Facts)


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Fractions may be hard to grasp but they’re the foundation for other math skills. Perhaps the most important thing fractions teach us is proper calculation. This skill is essential especially for technical and medical professions. Check out the different types of fractions.

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Decimal Fractions

Decimal fractions consist of both a whole number and a decimal fraction. A decimal fraction is a fraction with a denominator that has been divided into the numerator.

Equivalent Fractions

Equivalent fractions are fractions that have the same value as each other. In other words, 9/12 is equal to ¾. Equivalent fractions may look different, but they each have the same value.

Proper Fractions

Also called vulgar fractions or common fractions, these include fractions which are smaller than one but greater than zero.

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