Types of Factions |
To learn the different types of fractions. This worksheet is one of many worksheets that covers fractions; when
you complete this one, move on to the next. Be sure to do the |

PLEASE NOTE: This lesson includes links to websites outside of the MOLearns website. These math worksheets, tips, and resources are important components of the lesson, so **be sure that you visit the links that are listed**!

Proper fractions
– The *top number* (**numerator**)
is less than the *bottom number *(**denominator**).

Examples: __1__ __3__ __7
__ 3 10 19

Improper fractions – The numerator is
equal to or larger than the denominator.

Examples: __3__ __9__ __8
__ 2 4 8

Mixed number – A whole number is written
next to a proper fraction.

Examples: 1 __2__ 3 __1__ 10
__4
__ 5 2 7

**Let's practice**

**Identify the numerator and denominator in each of the following fractions:**

Numerator | Denominator | ||

1. | 3/4 | ||

2. | 19/34 | ||

3. | 8/3 | ||

4. | 100/1 | ||

5. | 15/903 |

**Identify the following fractions as proper, improper, or mixed:**

6. | 5/4 | |

7. | 1 2/3 | |

8. | 25/34 | |

9. | 9/10 | |

10. | 2 1/2 | |

11. | 6/7 | |

12. | 99/2 | |

13. | 42/5 | |

14. | 6 17/24 | |

15. | 9 12/15 |

**Fraction Websites**

Here are some websites that might help explain what fractions are. Although
they go into more detail than the different types of fractions (which we'll
also do in later worksheets), they will help you a lot while you are learning
fractions. You may want to bookmark them so you can refer to them later:

http://www.aaamath.com/fra.html

http://www.math.com/school/subject1/lessons/S1U4L1GL.html

Howett, Jerry. (2000). __Number Power 2: A Real World Approach
to Math__. Contemporary Books, NTC/Contemporary Publishing Group, Inc.: Lincolnwood,
IL.

Lassiter, Karen. (1993). __Math Matters for Adults: Fractions__.
Steck-Vaughn Company: Austin, TX.

McClanahan, Susan D.; Green, Judith Andrews. (1996). __Building
Strategies: Mathematics__. Steck-Vaughn Company: Austin, TX.