# Proper fraction definition explained

Learn and know what is a proper fraction. First we will learn the meaning of fraction afterwards we will learn meaning of proper fraction.

Fractions definition can be given as “a part of the whole is called as fraction”. In fractions we have different types. The main types of fractions are proper fractions, improper fractions, unit fractions, decimal fractions, equivalent fractions, like fractions, unlike fractions and mixed fractions. Now we will start leaning from proper fractions.

## The Definition of Proper fraction given below:

Any given Fraction is called a proper fraction if numerator value is less than denominator value.

Examples:

7/8, 12/17, 29/33, 57/95,……

In all the above given fractions, the numerator is less than the denominator so these are called proper fractions.

Hope proper fractions definition and examples are clear, any doubts let me know.