# 2 and one half as an improper fraction

An improper fraction is a fraction whos numerator is larger than or equal to the denominator. Now to understand why the improper fraction is larger than the proper fraction, lets split them up. The proper fraction is one half of a whole, whereas the improper fraction is one whole and one half.

If a fraction is equivalent to one-half then the numerator is always half the denominator. So, given any other fraction, pq, if 2p q then the fraction 12 if 2p q then the fraction 12 if 2p q then the fraction 12.

There are infinite amounts of fractions that can be put as one and one half, as there are an infinite amount of numbers that can be put into a ratio of 32, which is 1 and one half. Here is a list of some improper fractions equaling one and one half 32 64 96 128 1510 3020 150100.

An improper fraction is a fraction whos numerator is larger than or equal to the denominator. Now to understand why the improper fraction is larger than the proper fraction, lets split them up. The proper fraction is one half of a whole, whereas the improper fraction is one whole and one half.

3 and 1 half as an improper fraction 72 to convert 3 12 to an improper fraction 1. To get the numerator of the improper fraction multiply the denominator 2 by the whole number 3 then add the numerator 1.

A fraction whose value is one or more is called an improper fraction, or a mixed fraction, depending on how you write it. For example one-and-a-half can be written as 1 12 - this is a mixed fraction.

A fraction (from latin fractus, broken) represents a part of a whole or, more generally, any number of equal parts. When spoken in everyday english, a fraction describes how many parts of a certain size there are, for example, one-half, eight-fifths, three-quarters.

Another format for a fraction that is greater than one is the improper fraction. They are called improper, because fractions are always supposed to be written with a numerator (number on top) that is less than the denominator (number on the bottom).