A fraction where the numerator (the top number) is greater than or equal to the denominator (the bottom number).

So it is usually "top-heavy".

Example: 5/3 (five thirds) and 9/8 (nine eighths) are improper fractions.

Improper fractions are NOT bad.

So it is usually "top-heavy".

Example: 5/3 (five thirds) and 9/8 (nine eighths) are improper fractions.

Improper fractions are NOT bad.

See: Proper Fraction

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