| Daniel Leach, Robert Swan - Arithmetic - 1853 - 168 pages
...FRACTIONS. A proper fraction is one whose numerator is less than its denominator, as § (2 thirds). **An improper fraction is one whose numerator is equal to or greater than** its denominator, as f (4 fourths), £ (9 sevenths). OBS. Proper and improper fractions are also called... | |
| James B. Dodd - 1853 - 398 pages
...whose value is, consequently, less than a unit or whole one. Thus J, f, f, are proper fractions. § 9O. **An improper fraction is one whose numerator is equal to, or greater than,** its denominator; and whose value is, accordingly, equal to, or greater than, a unit or whole one. Thus... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - 1854 - 342 pages
...compound, and complex. A proper fraction is one whose numerator is less than the denominator ; as, f . **An improper fraction is one whose numerator is equal to, or greater than, the denominator** ; as, f , f . * The' word vulgar here means common, and is employed in- this connection to denote the... | |
| Barnard Smith - Arithmetic - 1854 - 368 pages
...FRACTION is one whose numerator is less than th& denominator ; thus, f , £ , f are proper fractions. (2) **An IMPROPER FRACTION is one whose numerator is equal to or greater than the denominator;** thus, £ , f , J are improper fractions. (3) A SIMPLE FRACTION is one whose numerator and denominator... | |
| Dana Pond Colburn - Arithmetic - 1855 - 396 pages
...A proper fraction is a fraction whose numerator is less than its denominator, as T9T, £, \$ . (d.) **An improper fraction is one whose numerator is equal to, or greater than,** its denominator, as f , ±f-, Jf 3. (e.) A mixed number is a whole number and a fraction, as 2-j, which... | |
| Dana Pond Colburn - Arithmetic - 1856 - 392 pages
...proper fraction is a fraction whose numerator is less than its denominator, as T8T, £, -}£. (d.) **An improper fraction is one whose numerator is equal to, or greater than,** its denominator, as f, lf-, -if 3. (e.) A mixed number is a whole number and a fraction, as 2|, which... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1857 - 336 pages
...expressed by the fraction. A proper fraction is one whose numerator is less than the denominator ; as, ^. **An improper fraction is one whose numerator is equal to, or greater than, the denominator** ; as, f , §. NOTE. — A fraction, strictly speaking, is less than a unit ; hence, if the numerator... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1857 - 452 pages
...3. 210. A proper fraction is one whose numerator is less than the denominator ; as -f , f, J. 211 1 **An improper fraction is one whose numerator is equal to, or greater than, the denominator** ; as f, %£, -^. 212. A mixed number is a whole number with a fraction ; as 3£, 16$, 90£. 213. A... | |
| Barnard Smith - 1857 - 740 pages
...FRACTION is one whose numerator is less than the denominator ; thus, f , £, f are proper fractions. (2) **An IMPROPER FRACTION is one whose numerator is equal to or greater than the denominator** ; thus, £ , £ , % are improper fractions. (3) A SIMPLE FRACTION is one whose numerator and denominator... | |
| Charles Guilford Burnham - 1857 - 342 pages
...subdivided ? 1. A Proper Fraction is one whose numerator is less than the denominator, as ^, ^, l, etc. 2. **.An Improper Fraction is one whose numerator is equal to, or greater than the denominator,** as | , |, fy, etc. 3. A Compound Fraction is a fraction of a fraction, as ^ of | of £, etc. 4. A Mixed... | |
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