Ask FunTrivia: Questions and Answers

**Answers to 100,000 Fascinating Questions**

Question #33539. Asked by **no-one.**.

Answer has

Answer has

A unit fraction is apparently a fraction with the numerator 1, so 3/4 is NOT a unit fraction, because its numerator is 3.

(I hadn't heard of unit fractions till now. As a respectable grammar-school boy, I only kept company with proper fractions, and I ignored the blandishments of improper fractions and the insults of vulgar fractions).

(I hadn't heard of unit fractions till now. As a respectable grammar-school boy, I only kept company with proper fractions, and I ignored the blandishments of improper fractions and the insults of vulgar fractions).

May 12 2003, 11:03 PM

Answer has

17 year member

100 replies

Answer has

A unit fraction is a rational number written as a fraction where the numerator is one and the denominator is a positive integer. (1/x)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unit_fraction

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unit_fraction

Mar 29 2008, 9:45 PM