# Free Printable Fraction Worksheets Fraction Riddles (harder)

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Welcome to the Math Salamanders Free Printable Fraction Worksheets: Fraction Riddles (harder).

Here you will find some printable fraction riddles to help your child understand about improper and equivalent fractions are and solve problems involving these fractions.

These Fraction Riddles are aimed at children around 4th and 5th grade.

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## Fraction Learning

Useful Fraction Definitions

What is a fraction?

A fraction is a number which contains parts of a whole.

Fractions can be smaller than or larger than one (one whole).

A fraction is a number with the form   n d

where n and d are two numbers.

The number n above the line is called the numerator.

The number d below the line is called the denominator.

Equivalent Fractions

Proper and Improper Fractions & Mixed Numbers

A fraction is a number with the form   n d

If the numerator is smaller than the denominator (if n<d), then the fraction is called a proper fraction, and its value is less than 1.

If the numerator is greater than the denominator (if n>d), then the fraction is called an improper fraction, and its value is greater than 1.

If the numerator is equal to the denominator, then the fraction's value is equal to 1.

A mixed number (or mixed fraction) is a number that has a whole number part to it, and a fraction part to it.

Examples

3 7,   2 10 and   17 26 are all proper fractions.

31 5,   15 10 and   37 23 are all improper fractions.

3 1 5,   1 2 3 and   12  7  10 are all mixed numbers or mixed fractions.

Free Printable Fraction Worksheets - Fraction Riddles (harder)

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