# What is a fraction less than one-half?

## What is a fraction less than one-half?

16 fractions less than one half. 1/9, 2/9, 3/9, 4/9, 1/8, 2/8, 3/8, 1/7, 2/7, 3/7, 1/6, 2/6, 1/5, 2/5, 1/4, 1/3.

### How many sixteenth are there in one-half?

eight sixteenths
If you have eight sixteenths, that is a half and should be written 1/2, because eight is half of sixteen.

What fraction is less than 1 2?

5. 12/24 is less than 1/2 because 12/24 is = 1/2 and 17 pieces is more than 12 pieces.

How do you know if a fraction is less than 1 2?

Look at the denominator (If the numerator is less than half of the denominator, then the fraction is less than one-half. If the numerator is greater than half of the denominator, then the fraction is greater than one-half.)

## How do you know if a fraction is less than 1?

Students who are successful at this have already generalized the rule: fractions greater than 1 have numerators larger than their denominators; those that are less than 1 have numerators smaller than their denominators; the rest are equal to 1.

### What fraction is less than 1?

Fractions that are less than 1 are called (proper fractions), while fractions greater than or equal to 1 are improper.

How many sixteenths are in a eighth?

9. Four quarter notes equal one WHOLE note. 13. Two sixteenth notes equal one EIGHTH note.

How many sixteenths are in a quarter?

4 sixteenths
There are 4 sixteenths in one-fourth.

## What are the fractions less than 1?

➡️Fractions that are less than one are known as proper fractions, and the numerator (the top number) is less than the denominator (the bottom number). ➡️ A fraction with a numerator that is greater than or equal to the denominator is known as an improper fraction.

### What fractions are lower than 1?

Fractions that are greater than 0 but less than 1 are called proper fractions. In proper fractions, the numerator is less than the denominator. When a fraction has a numerator that is greater than or equal to the denominator, the fraction is an improper fraction.

What fractions are less than?

Compare fractions with the same denominator by determining the relationship between the numerators. For example, 3/5 is less than 4/5 because 3 is less than 4. Compare fractions with different denominators by finding the least common denominators and converting the fractions to it so the numerators can be compared.

Which of the given fractions is the smallest?

Therefore, 5/7 is the smallest of all.