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# What are fractions?

## Answer

###### Wiki User

###### 04/09/2016

Fractions are numbers used to name part of a whole or a part of a set.

- have a numerator ( top number)
- have a denominator ( bottom number)
- there are many types of fractions: proper, improper, and equivalent fractions.
- There are also mixed numbers and common denominators.

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