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 January 22nd, 2019, 09:50 AM #1 Newbie   Joined: Jan 2019 From: bangladesh Posts: 3 Thanks: 0 Why is the whole number an improper fraction? I have a question, that is; Why is the whole number an improper fraction? like 3/3, 4/4, 1/1 etc. is an improper fraction.
 January 22nd, 2019, 10:15 AM #2 Senior Member     Joined: Jul 2010 From: St. Augustine, FL., U.S.A.'s oldest city Posts: 12,211 Thanks: 521 Math Focus: Calculus/ODEs By definition, when the numerator of a fraction is greater than or equal to the denominator, then it is called an "improper fraction." Thanks from topsquark and aamenis

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