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A single, simple, or proper fraction, is when the numerator is less than the denominator, as 4 3 | -|f , &c.
The Federal Arithmetic: Or, a Compendium of the Most Useful Rules of that ... - Page 138
by James Noyes - 1808 - 152 pages

A general view of the sciences and arts, Volume 1

William Jillard Hort - 1822 - 308 pages
...two of those parts. Fractions are divided into proper, improper, simple, and compound, or mixed. A proper fraction is when the numerator is less than the denominator ; as \, |, |. An improper fraction is when the numerator is equal to, or greater than, the denominator ;...

The Scholar's Arithmetic: Designed for the Use of Schools in the United States

Jacob Willetts - Arithmetic - 1822 - 191 pages
...those general d.Mriitions in pane 60. Vulgar Fractions are either proper, improper, compound, or 1 . A proper fraction is when the numerator is less than the denominator, as ±, 3, a, |j, &c. 2. An improper fraction, is when the numerator is equal to, or greater than the denominator,...

Daboll's Schoolmaster's Assistant: Improved and Enlarged, Being a Plain ...

Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1823 - 260 pages
...definitions in page 74. Vulgar Fractions are either proper, improper, single, compound, or mixed. 1. Ajungle, simple, or proper fraction, is when the numerator is less than the denominator, as 4 5 f if ? &c2. An Improper Fraction, is when the numerator exceeds the denominator, as | £ J32, &c....

Daboll's Schoolmaster's Assistant: Improved and Enlarged, Being a Plain ...

Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1824 - 266 pages
...decimals ; the learner is therefore requested to read those general definitions in page 74. Vulgar Fractions are either proper, improper, single^ compound,...A single, simple, or proper fraction, is when the nuAerator is less than the denominator, as JJ | ||, &c. 2. An Improper Fraction, is when the numerator...

Daboll's Schoolmaster's Assistant, Improved and Enlarged

Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1825 - 248 pages
...decimals ;' the learner is therefore requested to read those general definitions in page 74. Vulgar Fractions are either proper, improper, single, compound,...when the numerator is less than the denominator, as 4 ¿ f ¿|, &c. 2. An Improper Fraction, is when the numerator exceeds the denominator, as 4. % JT3,...

Schoolmaster's Assistant

Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1825 - 258 pages
...decimals : the learner is therefore requested to reau those general definitions in page 74. Vulgar Fractions are either proper, improper, single^ compound,...proper fraction, is when the numerator is less than tiie denominator, as i ^ | ||, &c. 2. An Improper Fraction, is when the numerator exceeds the denominator,...

The Scholar's Arithmetic; Or, Federal Accountant...: The Whole in a Form and ...

Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1825 - 236 pages
...those parts are meant by the fraction Fractions are either proper, improper, compound, or mixed. A proper fraction is when the numerator is less than the denominator ; as A, f £i, &c. An improper fraction is when the numerator is greater than the denominator ; as -J-, J,...

Daboll's Schoolmaster's Assistant

Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1828 - 247 pages
...decimals ; the learner is therefore requested to read those general definitions in page 74. Vulgar Fractions are either proper, improper, single, compound,...is when the numerator is less than the denominator, iis i .ff \%, &c. 2. An Improper Fraction, is when the numerator exceeds the denominator, as -| % y...