Books Books 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 ## The Improved Arithmetic: Newly Arranged and Clearly Illustrated, Both ...

Daniel Parker - Arithmetic - 1828 - 348 pages
...or less than the Denominator ; thus \, or I, would each be eitlier single, or simple fractions. i A proper fraction is, when the Numerator is less than the Denominator ; as i, -}¿, &c. An improper iraction is, when the Numerator is greater than the Denominator ; as ,|, V»... ## Daboll's Schoolmaster's Assistant: Improved and Enl. ...

Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1829 - 254 pages
...decimals ; the learner is therefore requested to read those general definitions in page (59. Vulgar Fractions are either proper, improper, single, compound,...'when the numerator is less than the denominator, us i, я, í, is, &c. 2. An Improper Fraction, is when the numerator exceeds the denominator, as ®,... ## A Short System of Practical Arithmetic: Compiled from the Best Authorities ...

William Kinne - 1829 - 248 pages
...requested to read anew. Vulgar Fractions are either proper, improper, single, compound or mixed. 1. A. proper fraction is when the numerator is less than the denominator: as, |, |, |,&c. which mean f of 1, | of 1,4 of l.&e. 2. An improper fraction is when the numerator exceeds... ## Connolly's Arithmetic: Or, The Ohio Accomptant: Being a Plain Practical ...

James L. Connolly (mathematician.) - Arithmetic - 1829 - 250 pages
...Fractions have four names given them, by which they are known, viz. proper, improper, compound and mixed. A proper fraction is when the numerator is less than the denominator, as 4, f . f , f. &c. An improper fractwi^i when the numerator is equal to, or greateMlfe&the deffbmfflator,... ## A Short System of Practical Arithmetic: Compiled from the Best Authorities ...

William Kinne - Accounting - 1831 - 248 pages
...\$2502,50cts. VULGAR FRACTIONS. Vulgar Fractions are either proper, improper, single, compound or mixed. 1. A proper fraction is when the numerator is less than the denominator : as, \$, •','-, -,}, &c. which mean j- of 1, £ of 1, f of l,&c. 2. An improper fraction is when the numerator... ## Mercantile Arith

Michael Walsh - 1831 - 348 pages
...those parts are meant by the fraction. Fractions are either proper, improper, compound or mixed. 1st. A proper fraction is when the numerator is less than the denominator, as J, §, r°r, £|, &c. 2d. An improper fraction is when the numerator is either equal to or greater... ## Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 5

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1831 - 650 pages
...divided, though not very accurately, into proper, improper, simple, compound and mixed, viz. : — A proper fraction is when the numerator is less than the denominator, as £, is-.fV.fHAc- An improper fraction is when the numerator is equal to or greater than the denominator,... ## The Tutor's Assistant: Being a Compendium of Arithmetic and a Complete ...

Francis Walkingame - 1832 - 208 pages
...fraction. There are four sorts of vulgar fractions: proper, improper, compound, and mixed, vix 1. A PROPER FRACTION is when the numerator is less than the denominator, as J, |, £, |,, JJJ, iJfc. 2. An IMPROPER FRACTION is when the numerator is equal to, or greater than... ## A system of arithmetic, with the principles of logarithms

Richard Frederick Clarke (the elder.) - 1833 - 158 pages
...fraction of a fraction, and is known by the word OF placed between the parts as f off; f of Л,&с. 3. A PROPER Fraction is when the Numerator is less than the Denominator, as f, <?, }\$, &c. 4- An IMPROPER Fraction is when the Numerator is equal to, or greater than the Denominator,... 