| Perry Fairfax Nursey - Industrial arts - 1827 - 588 pages
...thing into s equal parts, and take but four of those parts, there would be four parts left, ..'ml. Au **improper fraction is that in which the numerator is equal to, or** of greater value than the denominator : thus, ~j > ï , т> < > are improper fractions. 3rd. A compound... | |
| Janet Taylor - Nautical astronomy - 1842 - 592 pages
...are termed Vulgar Fractions, and are cither proper or improper. A proper fraction is a fraction whose **denominator is greater than the numerator. An improper...of ciphers annexed, is called a Decimal Fraction,** as т'5, TJ,j, -гаэл &с. lt is, however, more usually, and more convenicntly expressed by setting... | |
| Pliny Earle Chase - Arithmetic - 1844 - 246 pages
...denominator, and the fraction is therefore less than 1, as {, ft, f f. An improper fraction, is one **in which the numerator is equal- to, or greater than the denominator.** In the former case, the fraction is equal to 1, — as } j, f, ]|. In the latter, it is more than 1,... | |
| Pliny Earle Chase - 1844 - 258 pages
...denominator, and the fraction is therefore less than 1, as 2, -ft, ff. An improper fraction, is one **in which the numerator is equal to, or greater than the denominator.** In the former case, the fraction is equal to 1, — as -J--J-, J, J|. In the latter, it is more than... | |
| Francis Henney Smith - Arithmetic - 1845 - 300 pages
...|, &c., are proper fractions. A proper fraction is always less than 1., An Improper Fraction is one **in which the numerator is equal to or greater than the denominator** ; thus, |, .?, |, «, are improper fractions. A Simple Fraction is a single fraction, in which there... | |
| Francis Henney Smith - Arithmetic - 1845 - 710 pages
...^, &c., are proper fractions. A proper fraction is always less than 1 . An Improper Fraction is one **in which the numerator is equal to or greater than the denominator;** thus, |, |, §, !j, are improper fractions. A Simple Fraction is a single fraction, in which there... | |
| Pliny Earle Chase - Arithmetic - 1848 - 244 pages
...denominator, and the fraction is therefore less than 1, as f, /T, if. An improper fraction, is one **in which the numerator is equal to, or greater than the denominator.** In the former case, the fraction is equal to 1, — as }}, J, if. In the latter, it is more than 1,... | |
| John Fair Stoddard - Arithmetic - 1860 - 180 pages
...denominator, the value is less than a unit, and the exprassion is called a proper fraction ; — but when **the numerator is equal to or greater than the denominator the value** is equal to or greater than a unit, and the expression is called an improper fraction. 46. Eeduce 1... | |
| John Fair Stoddard - Arithmetic - 1866 - 184 pages
...the denominator, the value is less than a unit, and the expression is called a proper fraction. When **the numerator is equal to, or greater than the denominator, the value** is equal to, or greater than a unit, and the expression is called an improper fraction. 41. What kind... | |
| C. Taylor - 1874 - 170 pages
...in which the numerator is less than the denominator ; as -5, 4. 6. — AN IMPROPER FRACTION is one **in which the numerator is equal to or greater than the denominator** ; as g, ^, £. 6. — A MIXED NUMBER consists of a whole number and a fraction ; as 4t, 7j. 1. —... | |
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