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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

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

Nathan Daboll - 1843 - 258 pages
...decimals: the learner is therefore requested to read those general definitions in page 7-1. Vulgar Fractions are either proper, improper, single, compound,...when the numerator is less than the denominator. as .J j } J|, &c. 2. Au Improper Fraction, is when the numerator exceeds the denominator, as | ^ '-/T...

## Daboll's Complete Schoolmaster's Assistant Being a Plain Comprehensive ...

Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1843 - 254 pages
...fraction is larger, -jj- or % ? 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 , f, ^, &c. 2. An improper fraction...

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

1844 - 634 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 I. J> BI T\» I \$l> &c- An improptrfradion is when the numerator is equal to or greater than the denominator,...

## The practical arithmetic

John Darby (teacher of mathematics.) - 1843 - 236 pages
...of vulgar fractions, viz. the proper, the improper, the compound, the mixed, and the complex. 1. A proper fraction is when the numerator is less than the denominator, as § , J , }£ , &c. 3. A compound fraction is a fraction of a fraction, and known by the word of placed...

## Elementary and practical Arithmetic on the inductive system, by analysis and ...

Charles WATERHOUSE - Arithmetic - 1844 - 228 pages
...denominator, are to be considered in the question, and is the remainder in Division. -^ PROPOSITIONS. 1. A single, simple, or proper fraction is, when the numerator is less than the denominator, as, J, g, i, 4£, &c., being a simple expression for any number of parts of the whole. 2. An improper fraction...

## A New System of Arithmetic and Mathematics

James H. Porter - Arithmetic - 1845 - 256 pages
...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 , f }\$, &&, ^W/^2. An improper fraction is when the numerator is either equal to or greater than...

## Watson's Tutor's assistant; or, Complete school arithmetic

William WATSON (of Beverley.) - Arithmetic - 1845 - 188 pages
...SINGLE fraction is when the numerator and denominator is each a simple number, as f, Ji, jj, &c. A PROPER fraction is when the numerator is less than the denominator, as j. An IMPROPER fraction is when the numerator is greater than the denominator, as f . A COMPOUND fraction...

## The popular encyclopedia; or, 'Conversations Lexicon': [ed. by A. Whitelaw ...

Popular encyclopedia - 1846 - 890 pages
...divided, though not very accurately, into proper, improper, simple, compound, and mixed, va. : — A proper fraction is when the numerator is less than the denominator, as J, J, I, *it ', 5 ; , &c. An improper fraction is when the numerator is equal to or greater than the...