Improper Fractions

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Improper Fraction is a fraction in which numerator is greater or equal than denominator. In other words improper fractions are fractions that are not proper.

Examples of improper fractions are `5/5`, `8/7`, `125/3`.

Fractions that are not improper are `1/5`, `7/19`, `127/128`.

improper fractionsAnother example of improper fraction is following.

Suppose you have two rectangles. You divide each of them into 7 parts. You paint all 7 parts of first rectangle and 4 parts of second rectangle.

In this case you paint 7+4=11 out of 7 parts: `11/7`.

If we paint 14 parts instead of 7 then we would obtain `14/7=2` rectangles.

Since in improper fraction numerator is greater or equal than denominator then improper fraction is greater or equal than one.