The fractions having the same denominators are known as like fractions.

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We know that fractions such as 2/5, 3/5, 5/5, 7/5, 9/5, ….etc., are like fractions.

2. The same Numerator Fractions:

The factors having the same numerators are called the same numerator fractions.Fractions such as 2/5, 2/7, 2/9, 2/11, …………, etc., are same numerator fractions.

3. Unit Fractions:

The fractions having one (1) as their numerator are called unit fractions. 1/3, 1/5, 1/7, 1/9, …………, etc., are unit fractions.

4. Proper fractions:

A fraction in which the denominator is greater than the numerator is called a proper fraction. We can also say that a fraction with its numerator less than the denominator is known as a proper fraction.1/2, 2/3, 4/5, 5/6, 7/10, 9/11, 11/21, 35/45, ……….., etc., are proper fractions.

5. Improper Fractions:

A fraction in which the denominator is smaller than or equal to its numerator is called an improper fraction. We can also say that a fraction with its numerator greater than or equal to the denominator is known as an improper fraction.5/3, 9/5, 11/7, 17/8, 21/14, 19/15, …….., etc., are improper fractions.

6. Mixed Fractions:

When an improper fraction is written as a combination of a whole number and a proper number, it becomes a mixed fraction or mixed number.As: 6/5 = 5 + 1/5 = 5/5 + 1/5 = 1 + 1/5 = 11/511/2, 11/4, 23/4, 35/7, 51/9, ……….., etc., are mixed fractions.(All types of fraction may be categorized into three kinds, i.e., proper, improper and mixed fraction).

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● Fractionof a Whole Numbers

● Representationof a Fraction

● EquivalentFractions

● Propertiesof Equivalent Fractions

● Like andUnlike Fractions

● Comparisonof Like Fractions

● Comparisonof Fractions having the same Numerator

● Types ofFractions

● Changing Fractions

● Conversionof Fractions into Fractions having Same Denominator

● Conversionof a Fraction into its Smallest and Simplest Form

● Additionof Fractions having the Same Denominator

● Subtractionof Fractions having the Same Denominator

● Additionand Subtraction of Fractions on the Fraction Number Line

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