| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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,... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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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