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An improper fraction is one whose numerator is equal to, or greater than its denominator ; as, \$, -f . A mixed number is a whole number and a fraction expressed together; as, 4f, 25-ht.
The Progressive Intellectual Arithmetic, on the Inductive Plan: Being a ... - Page 68
by Horatio Nelson Robinson - 1861 - 176 pages

## The Elements of Algebra: Designed for the Use of Students in the University

James Wood - Algebra - 1815 - 305 pages
...pleasure. (3.) A proper fraction is one whose numerator is 7 less than it's denominator, as - . • 8 (4.) An improper fraction is one whose numerator is equal to, or greater than it's denominator, as g ; - . A (5.) A (5.) A compound fraction is a fraction of a fraction, ntco as...

## Elements of arithmetic, with numerous examples

Richard Mosley - Arithmetic - 1836 - 170 pages
...taken. A proper fraction is one whose numerator is lese than 1 2 3 its denominator, as -, „, „. ODD An improper fraction is one whose numerator is equal to, or greater than, its denominator, as -, - ; where it is plain that - represents the whole of a thing, or unity, . 7...

## A New System of Arithmetic, on the Cancelling Plan: Embracing the Rules of ...

Charles Guilford Burnham - Arithmetic - 1837 - 256 pages
...mixed. 1. A proper Fraction is one whose numerator is less than the denominator; as £, J, J, &-c. 2. An improper Fraction is one whose numerator is equal to, or greater than the denominator ; as f , f , f, &.C. 3. A compound Fraction is a fraction of a fraction ; as i of § of f , &c. 4....

## Burnham's Arithmetic, Revised: A New System of Arithmetic, on an Improved ...

Charles Guilford Burnham - Arithmetic - 1841 - 324 pages
...mixed. 1. A Proper Fraction is one whose numerator is less than the denominator, as £, J, J, &c. 2. An Improper Fraction is one whose numerator is equal to, or greater than the denominator, as |, f , f, &c. 3. A Compound Fraction is a fraction of a fraction, as £ of f of t, &c. 4. A Mixed...

## The elements of arithmetic. [With] Key

Charles Bathurst (schoolmaster.) - 1842 - 158 pages
...Improper. A Proper Fraction is one whose numerator is less than its denominator, as, f , §, -}1(, &c. An Improper Fraction is one whose numerator is equal to, or, greater than, its denominator, as, -f, -J, 2. A Compound Fraction is a fraction of a fraction, as, | of £ ( where...

## Elements of Algebra: Embracing ... the Theory and Application of Logarithms ...

Davis Wasgatt Clark - 1844 - 346 pages
...its denominator. Example, 121. A proper fraction is one whose numerator is less than a—b a+b 122. An improper fraction is one whose numerator is equal to, or greater than, its denominator. Example, '—-• a — o 123. A mixed number is an integer or whole number connected...

## Elements of Algebra: Embracing Also the Theory and Application of Logarithms ...

Davis Wasgatt Clark - Algebra - 1846 - 374 pages
...121. A proper fraction is one whose numerator is less than its denominator. Example, . — -. a+0 122. An improper fraction is one whose numerator is equal to, or greater than, its denominator. Example, ^Jl_ . a — 6 123. A mixed number is an integer or whole number connected...

## Practical Arithmetic: Uniting the Inductive with the Synthetic Mode of ...

James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1846 - 362 pages
...fraction. 1O8. A proper fraction is a fraction whose numerator is le.ss than its denominator ; as, 1, |, i. An improper fraction is one whose numerator is equal to, or greater than its denominator ; as, -|, i. A mixed number is a whole number and a fraction expressed together ; as,...