## Is 8/8 an improper fraction?

**The fraction 8/8 is an improper fraction. A proper fraction is one in which the numerator is less than the denominator.**

## Fractions

Fractions are used in mathematics to show part of a whole. For example, the fraction 3/5 indicates that a whole was divided into 5 parts and the fraction represents 3 of those parts. A fraction is classified as a rational number.