# What is a fraction called when the numerator is bigger than the denominator?

Based on numerator and denominator, which are parts of a fraction, there are different types of fractions.

## Answer: A fraction is called an improper fraction when the numerator is bigger than the denominator.

The numerator indicates how many sections of the fraction are represented. It is placed in the upper part of the fraction.

The denominator indicates how many parts the whole has been divided into. It is placed in the lower part of the fraction.

**Explanation:**

A fraction with a numerator that is greater than or equal to the denominator is known as an improper fraction.

It represents a number greater than or equal to one.

Example: 9/5, 11/10

### Thus, a fraction with a greater numerator than the denominator is called an improper fraction.

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