Let us learn more about this with examples and exercises.Example 1:
Ram, Raj and Ravi are going to have a Pizza.
Ram got one Pizza. He is sharing and eating the pizza with Raj and Ravi.
Here, three boys are sharing a single pizza. So, 1 is the numerator and 3 is the denominator.
This is called as proper fraction.Example 2:
Let us see an other example,
Sita, Sam, Raju are close friends.
Sita is having two chocolates and shares it with her friends Sam and Raju.
Now three friends are sharing and eating two chocolates. So, 2 is the numerator and 3 is the denominator.
This is an another example of proper fraction.