Proper Fractions: Definition & Examples


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Which of the following is a proper fraction?

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1. Why are improper fractions considered improper?

2. Which of the following is NOT a proper fraction?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Proper fractions are often the first kind of fraction you learn about. In this quiz, you'll be asked to recognize if a fraction is proper or not as well as understand why certain fractions are improper.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This proper fraction quiz tests your ability to:

  • Recognize a proper fraction
  • Understand why improper fractions are considered improper
  • Determine which of given fractions is not a proper fraction

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most relevant information from the lesson on math with proper fractions
  • Critical thinking - use this information to consider which fraction of given options is not proper
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge you've gained regarding proper fractions
  • Knowledge application - use this knowledge and successfully answer relevant questions about fractions that aren't considered proper fractions

Additional Learning

More information can be obtained from the lesson titled Proper Fractions: Definition & Examples. It includes the following objectives:

  • Define the two parts of a fraction
  • Explain what makes a fraction proper
  • Provide a visual demonstration of an improper fraction