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In either case, the fraction is in

*is one that has a numerator smaller than its denominator.***proper fraction**__Example__: 23/24 A*is the side-by-side combination of an integer and a fraction (which is usually, but may not be, a proper fraction). The integer is written on the left. The form with an improper fraction is most often seen only as an intermediate step in mixed number addition and subtraction.***mixed number**__Examples__: 3 5/8 3 5/8 - 3/4 = 2 13/8 - 6/8 = 2 7/8In either case, the fraction is in

*reduced form*if the numerator and denominator have no common factors.