Fractions are given special names when the denominators are 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and also when the denominators are 10, 100, 1000,…

a way | two fifths | ||

one third | four sevenths | ||

a bedroom | seven eighths | ||

one fifth | fifteen ninth | ||

one sixth | a tenth | ||

one seventh | one hundredth | ||

one eighth | one thousandth | ||

one ninth | eight thousandths |

# Fraction Classification

Fraction **own**: the numerator is less than the denominator:

Fraction **improper**: The numerator is greater than or equal to the denominator.

Fraction **apparent**: The numerator is a multiple of the denominator.