| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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 $l> &c- An improptrfradion is when the numerator is equal to or greater than the denominator,... | |
| John Darby (teacher of mathematics.) - 1843 - 236 pages
...of vulgar fractions, viz. the proper, the improper, the compound, the mixed, and the complex. 1. A **proper fraction is when the numerator is less than the denominator, as** § , J , }£ , &c. 3. A compound fraction is a fraction of a fraction, and known by the word of placed... | |
| Charles WATERHOUSE - Arithmetic - 1844 - 228 pages
...denominator, are to be considered in the question, and is the remainder in Division. -^ PROPOSITIONS. **1. A single, simple, or proper fraction is, when the numerator is less than the denominator, as,** J, g, i, 4£, &c., being a simple expression for any number of parts of the whole. 2. An improper fraction... | |
| James H. Porter - Arithmetic - 1845 - 256 pages
...parts are meant by the fraction. Fractions are either proper, improper, compound, or mixed. 1st. A **proper fraction is when the numerator is less than the denominator, as** J, f , f }$, &&, ^W/^2. An improper fraction is when the numerator is either equal to or greater than... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| Almon Ticknor - Arithmetic - 1846 - 274 pages
...is 6^ cents ; | is 12^ cents ; £ is 25 cents ; is 11 dollars ; l-/ is 2 dollars, &c. f DEFINITIONS. **Fractions are either proper, improper, single, compound, or mixed. 1. A Single** or Simple Fraction is a fraction expressed in a simple form, as ^, %, T7g-, &c. 2. A Compound Fraction... | |
| Nathan Daboll, David Austin Daboll - Arithmetic - 1849 - 249 pages
...fraction is larger, -| or f ? V. Fractions are either proper, improper, single, com" pound, 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... | |
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