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" To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator; under this sum write the denominator. "
A Course of Mathematics: In Two Volumes. For the Use of Academies, as Well ... - Page 55
by Charles Hutton - 1818
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A general view of the sciences and arts, Volume 1

William Jillard Hort - 1822 - 308 pages
...above. To reduce a mixed number to its equivalent improper fraction. Rule. — Multiply the integer by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator. The sum is the numerator of the improper fraction sought, and is placed above the given denominator....
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A treatise on mercantile and practical arithmetic

John Penrose (teacher of arithmetic.) - Arithmetic - 1824 - 320 pages
...divisor be an integer with a fraction annexed thereto, commonly called a mixed number. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator for a new divisor, multiply also the given dividend by the same denominator, which will produce a new...
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The Arithmetical Catechism, Compiled from Various Authors, for the Use of ...

Henry Jackson - Arithmetic - 1824 - 165 pages
...improper fraction. 1. Q,. /fflsr do you reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction. A. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add Ihe numerator for. a new numerator, under which place the denominator.. EXAMPLES. 1. Reduce 25-J to...
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An Introduction to Algebra: With Notes and Observations, Designed for the ...

John Bonnycastle - Algebra - 1825 - 312 pages
...CASE III. To reduce a mixed quantity to an improper fraction. KULE. •' Multiply the integral part by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator, when it is affirmative, or subtract it when negative ; then the result, placed over the denominator,...
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The Federal Calculator: Or, A Concise System of Practical Arithmetic

William Slocomb - 1828 - 160 pages
...to its lowest terms. Ans.' J. j II. To reduce a mixed numder to an improper fraction. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator, for a new numerator, and place it over the denominator. Note. Any whole number may be reduced to an...
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The Elements of Arithmetic

Augustus De Morgan - Algebra - 1830 - 160 pages
...that is, 6 + A, or, as it is usually written, 6|-, is 6 -/ . The rule in this case is, Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator of the fraction. The sum will be the numerator of the result, and the denominator of the fraction will...
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Conkling's Arithmetic: The Young Arithmetician's Guide to a Knowledge of ...

Thomas Conkling (W.) - Arithmetic - 1831 - 275 pages
...numerator to the given denominator. 3. When the whole number has a fraction annexed to it, multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and, to the product, add the numerator for a new numerator; which place over the denominator of the fraction. EXAMPLES. , 1. Reduce, or make...
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A Practical System of Algebra: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private ...

Peter Nicholson - Algebra - 1831 - 326 pages
...To reduce a mixed quantity to a fraction of equal value. RULE. Multiply the integer, or whole part, by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator; then under their sum place the original denominator. EXAMPLES. 2 Reduce 5- to an improper fraction. 2 (5x7H-2_37...
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Mercantile Arith

Michael Walsh - 1831 - 348 pages
...terms. Ans. |. II. To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction. RULE. Multiply the whole numbers by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator for a new numerator, and place it over the denominator. NOTE. To express a whole number fraction-wise,...
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A New System of Arithmetick: In which the Rules are Familiarly Demonstrated ...

William Ruger (A.B.) - Arithmetic - 1832 - 288 pages
...terms. Ans. -5. OOUO CASE II. — To reduce a mixed number to its equivalentimproper fraction. RULE. — Multiply the integer or whole number by the denominator...denominator for the fraction required . EXAMPLES. 1. Reduce 15| to an improper fraction. Ans. iž5. 15| Proof. 8 8)125 120 15| 5 the numerator added. DEM — It...
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