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" An improper fraction is one whose numerator is equal to, or greater than its denominator ; as... "
The parallel arithmetic - Page 45
by W H. Wingate - 1865
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Arithmetic Modernised: Or, A Complete System of Arithmetic, Adapted to ...

John Davidson, Robert Scott (writing master) - Arithmetic - 1818 - 190 pages
...|. Every whole number may be considered as an improper fraction whose denominator is 1 ; thus, 4=f. A compound fraction is a fraction of a fraction, as f of |. A mixed number is a whole number with a fraction annexed to it, as 4|. A fraction whose numerator and...
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The American Tutor's Assistant, Improved: Or, A Compendious System of ...

Zachariah Jess - Arithmetic - 1827 - 211 pages
...Fraction is one of which the numerator is equal to, or greater than the denominator ; thus, f , f . A Compound Fraction is a fraction of a fraction, as f of of |, &c. A mixt Number consists of a whole number and a fraction ; as n A mixt fraction has a fraction...
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The parent's guide to a liberal ... education; containing a selection of ...

Robert Simson (master of Colebrooke house acad, Islington.) - 1838 - 206 pages
...with any other fraction, refers immediately to its integer, as -J, J. What is a compound fraction ? A compound fraction is a fraction of a fraction, as f- of of J-. What is a complex fraction ? A complex fraction is that which has a fraction or mixed number,...
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The Western Calculator, Or, A New and Compendious System of Practical ...

Joseph Stockton - Arithmetic - 1839 - 216 pages
...fraction is when the numerator is euner equal to, or greater than the denominator, as |, f , \0 , &c. A compound fraction is a fraction of a fraction, as f of ^, A mixed fraction is a whole number and fraction united, as 8, 4|, 120f , &c. SECTION 1. Reduction of...
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The artillerist's manual, and compendium of infantry exercise

Frederick Augustus Griffiths - 1840 - 436 pages
...broken unit, or integer ; or shows how many of the parts of the unit are expressed by the fraction. A Compound Fraction is a fraction of a fraction, as f of J. A Mixed Number consists of a whole number with a fraction annexed to it, as -1 :.; , An Improper...
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Practical Arithmetic, Uniting the Inductive with the Synthetic Mode of ...

James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1846 - 398 pages
...the denominator, it is called an improper fraction. Thus, |, y, |, y, &c., are improper fractions. A compound fraction is a fraction of a fraction ; as f of A mixed number is a whole number and a fraction expressed together ; as 4f , 25-. A complex fraction...
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Higher Arithmetic: Or, The Science and Application of Numbers: Combining the ...

James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1847 - 424 pages
...fraction which has but one numerator and one denominator, and may be proper, or improper ; as, f, f. A compound fraction is a fraction of a fraction ; as, -f of of -, * of A of -ft of ff QnrsT — 182. How are common fractions expressed ? What is the number...
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Higher Arithmetic: Or, The Science and Application of Numbers; Combining the ...

James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1847 - 434 pages
...fraction which has but one numerator and one denominator, and may be proper, or improper ; as, J-, -f-. A compound fraction is a fraction of a fraction ; as, -f of -f- of -, frof ft of-fs offf CluKST.— 102. How are common fractions expressed? What is the number...
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Higher Arithmetic; Or, The Science and Application of Numbers: Combining the ...

James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1848 - 422 pages
...fraction which has but one numerator and one denominator, and may be proper, or improper ; as, f , f. A compound fraction is a fraction of a fraction ; as, f of f of f, |of A of -ft of . QCKST. — 182. How are common fractions expressed ? What is the number...
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The Computist's Manual of Facts: And Merchant's and Mechanic's Calculator ...

Ezra S. Winslow - Business mathematics - 1853 - 264 pages
...1J, 5JJ-, 12&, &c. _ A compound fraction is a fraction of a fraction, as J of f ; | of | of if, &c. A complex fraction has a fraction for its numerator or denominator, or both, as — , -, ^, — , &c., and is read | -H 3 ; 4 -r- f ; iiJ; 61-S-4.&C. REDUCTION OF VULGAR...
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