Books Books A single, simple, or proper fraction, is when the numerator is less than the denominator, as 4 3 | -|f , &c. The Federal Arithmetic: Or, a Compendium of the Most Useful Rules of that ... - Page 138
by James Noyes - 1808 - 152 pages ## Mathematics: Compiled from the Best Authors and Intended to be the ..., Volume 1

Mathematics - 1801 - 426 pages
...are meant by the fraction. Fractions are either proper, improper, single, compound, or mixed. 1. A proper fraction is when the numerator is less than the denominator: as -^, -|-, -|-, &c. 2. An improper fraction is when the numerator exceeds the denominator : as 4-, '-—,... ## A Course of Mathematics ...: Designed for the Use of the Officers ..., Volume 1

Isaac Dalby - Mathematics - 1807 - 476 pages
...named the terms of the fraction. 34. Fractions are either proper, improper, simple, or compound. A proper fraction is when the numerator is less than the denominator, as '{-, or -J, orTV> &c. and therefore it is always less than 1. An improper fraction has the numerator... ## The American Tutor's Guide: Being a Compendium of Arithmetic. In Six Parts ...

James Thompson - Arithmetic - 1808 - 172 pages
...are contained in the fraction. A vulgar fraction is either proper, improper, compound, or mixed. A proper fraction is when the numerator is less than the denominator, as -j, f , .||A, &c. An improper fraction is such whose numerator is equal to or greater than its deRominator,... ## A Course of Mathematics ...: Composed for the Use of the Royal Military ...

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1811
....ri . S! Fractions are either Proper, Improper, Simple, .jQ\$a,» pound, or Mixed. • ..t :j , . f A Proper Fraction, is when the numerator is less than the denominator; as, -i-/or |, or 4i &csAn Improper Fraction, is when the numerator is equal to, or exceeds, the denominate!1... ## A Course of Mathematics: For the Use of Academies as Well as ..., Volume 1

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1812
...named the Terms of the Fraction. Fractions are either Proper, Improper, Simple, Compound, or Mixed. A Proper Fraction, is when the numerator is less than the denominator ; as, ^, or .|, or |, Sec. An Improper Fraction, is when the numerator is equal to, or exceeds, the denominator... ## Daboll's Schoolmaster's Assistant: Improved and Enlarged : Being a Plain and ...

Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1813 - 242 pages
...to decimals; the learner is therefore requested to read ihose general defmitions in page 69. Vulgar Fractions are either proper, improper, single, compound,...when the numerator is less than the denominator, as |, f, |, |f, &c. %. An Improper Fraction, is when the numerator ex •.ccds the denominator, as f ,... ## Daboll's Schoolmaster's Assistant: Improved and Enlarged. Being a Plain ...

Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1818 - 240 pages
...decimals ; the learner is therefore requested to read those general definitions in page 74. Vulgar Fractions are either proper, improper, single, compound,...when the numerator is less than the denominator, as 4 3 | -|f , &c. 2. An Improper Fraction, is when the numerator exceeds the denominator, as 4 -y Vv&c.... ## The Scholar's Arithmetic: Or, Federal Accountant : The Whole in a Form and ...

Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1820 - 260 pages
...those parts aie meant by the fraction. Fractions are either proper, improper, compound, or mixed. A proper fraction is when the numerator is less than the denominator ; as i, | , I?-, &c. An improper fraction is when the numerator is greater than the denominator ; as i,... ## A Course of Mathematics: For the Use of Academies, as Well as Private ...

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1822 - 618 pages
...named the Terms of the Fraction. Fractions are either Proper, Improper, Simple, Compound., or Mixed. A Proper Fraction, is when the numerator is less than the denominator ; as, £, or |, or £, &c. An Improper Fraction, is when the numerator is equal to, or exceeds, the denominator... 