| 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,... | |
| 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,... | |
| 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,... | |
| 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... | |
| 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 1Ļ2,... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| Thomas Carpenter (schoolmaster.) - 1842 - 154 pages
...24 12)24 (2 24 12 ) A6”7 = А л*: * Fractions arc either proper, improper, compound, or mixed. The **proper fraction is when the numerator is less than the denominator, as** J, j, |, &c. An improper fraction is when the numerator is equal to, or greater than, the denominator,... | |
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