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 ## Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 5

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1835 - 630 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 £ > & & Ai ^8i) &c- An improper fraction is when the numerator is equal to or greater than the denominator,... ## Taplin's improved edition of Walkingame's Tutor's assistant. To which is ...

Francis Walkingame - 1835 - 270 pages
...parts the unit is divided into; and the numerator, how many of those parts the fraction represents. A proper fraction is when the numerator is less than the denominator ; as, f, -JJ. An improper fraction is when the numerator is equal to, or greater than the denominator ; as,... ## The Western Arithmetic: Or, Pennsylvania and Ohio Accomptant: Being a Plain ...

James L. Connolly (mathematician.) - Arithmetic - 1835 - 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, |, |. &c. ' An improper fraction is when the numerator is equal to, or greater than the denominator,... ## The Teacher's Assistant in the "Course of Mathematics Adapted to the Method ...

Mathematics - 1836 - 472 pages
...denominator, multiply both terms of each fraction by the denominators of all the other fractions. A proper fraction is when the numerator is less than the denominator, as f . An improper fraction is when the numerator is greater than the denominator, as f. A compound fraction... ## Daboll's Schoolmaster's Assistant: Improved and Enl. ...

Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1837 - 240 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 ^ |f Jjj,&c. 2. An Improper Fraction, is when the numerator ex , teeds the denominator, as Ц J 1Ï2,... ## The Mercantile Arithmetic: Adapted to the Commerece of the United States, in ...

Michael Walsh - Arithmetic - 1838 - 327 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, f, .,",., ||, &c. 2d. An improper fraction is when the numerator is either equal to or greater than... ## Complete Schoolmaster's Assistant: Being a Plain Comprehensive System of ...

Nathan Daboll - 1839
...fraction is larger, -| or f ? V. Fractions are either proper, improper, single, compound, or mixed. 1. A simple or proper fraction is when the numerator is less than the denominator, and the fraction is less than a whole thing or unit ; as ^, £, f , ^, ^-£, &c. 2. An improper fraction... ## The Private Instructor, Or Mathematics Simplified: Comprising Every Thing ...

Jason M. Mahan - Arithmetic - 1839 - 304 pages
...fraction. There are four sorts of vulgar fractions; proper, improper, compound and mixed, viz. — 1. A proper fraction is when the numerator is less than the denominator, as ?, -J-, T9T, -\$%, &c. 2. An improper fraction is when the numerator is equal to or greater than the... ## The Western Calculator, Or, A New and Compendious System of Practical ...

Joseph Stockton - Arithmetic - 1839 - 216 pages
...are contained in the fraction. Vulgar fractions are either proper, improper, compound, or mixed. A proper fraction is when the numerator is less than the denominator, as |, f, £, }f , &c. An improper fraction is when the numerator is eitner equal to, or greater than the... 