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proper

257/120 is an example of an IMPROPER FRACTION

--one whose value is greater than unity.

A fraction whose value is greater than unity

is a (an) _______________ fraction.

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improper

Improper fractions can not be left in this

unfinished state (257/120) but must be changed

to a mixed number--one in which we have both a

whole number and a fraction.

A mixed number

can be obtained by dividing the numerator by

the denominator.

A

mixed

number

of

257/120

would

be

_______________.

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2 17/120

When one has both a whole number and

a

fraction, one has a __________ __________.