# What do you mean by fraction in math?

An online fraction number definition

When an object is divided into a number of equal parts then each part is called a fraction.

Fraction can be expressible by the quotient of two numbers as in a/b, “b” greater than 1, where “a” is called the numerator and “b” is called the denominator.

### Proper Fraction

If “a” is smaller than “b” it is a proper fraction.

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### Improper Fraction

If “a” is greater than “b” or “a” is equal to “b” it is an improper fraction.

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**Math Number Symbols**

R – Real Numbers

Z – Integers

N – Natural Numbers

Q – Rational Numbers

P – Irrational Numbers