| Mathematics - 1801 - 446 pages
...are meant by the fraction. Fractions are either proper, improper, single, compound, or mixed. 1. A **proper fraction is when the numerator is less than the denominator: as** -^, -|-, -|-, &c. 2. An improper fraction is when the numerator exceeds the denominator : as 4-, '-—,... | |
| Isaac Dalby - Mathematics - 1807 - 476 pages
...named the terms of the fraction. 34. Fractions are either proper, improper, simple, or compound. A **proper fraction is when the numerator is less than the denominator, as** '{-, or -J, orTV> &c. and therefore it is always less than 1. An improper fraction has the numerator... | |
| James Thompson - Arithmetic - 1808 - 176 pages
...are contained in the fraction. A vulgar fraction is either proper, improper, compound, or mixed. A **proper fraction is when the numerator is less than the denominator, as** -j, f , .||A, &c. An improper fraction is such whose numerator is equal to or greater than its deRominator,... | |
| Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1811 - 406 pages
....ri . S! Fractions are either Proper, Improper, Simple, .jQ$a,» pound, or Mixed. • ..t :j , . f A **Proper Fraction, is when the numerator is less than the denominator; as,** -i-/or |, or 4i &csAn Improper Fraction, is when the numerator is equal to, or exceeds, the denominate!1... | |
| Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1812 - 620 pages
...named the Terms of the Fraction. Fractions are either Proper, Improper, Simple, Compound, or Mixed. A **Proper Fraction, is when the numerator is less than the denominator ; as,** ^, or .|, or |, Sec. An Improper Fraction, is when the numerator is equal to, or exceeds, the denominator... | |
| Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1813 - 244 pages
...to decimals; the learner is therefore requested to read ihose general defmitions in page 69. Vulgar **Fractions are either proper, improper, single, compound,...when the numerator is less than the denominator, as** |, f, |, |f, &c. %. An Improper Fraction, is when the numerator ex •.ccds the denominator, as f ,... | |
| Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1818 - 246 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** 4 3 | -|f , &c. 2. An Improper Fraction, is when the numerator exceeds the denominator, as 4 -y Vv&c.... | |
| Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1820 - 260 pages
...those parts aie meant by the fraction. Fractions are either proper, improper, compound, or mixed. A **proper fraction is when the numerator is less than the denominator ; as** i, | , I?-, &c. An improper fraction is when the numerator is greater than the denominator ; as i,... | |
| Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1822 - 616 pages
...named the Terms of the Fraction. Fractions are either Proper, Improper, Simple, Compound., or Mixed. A **Proper Fraction, is when the numerator is less than the denominator ; as,** £, or |, or £, &c. An Improper Fraction, is when the numerator is equal to, or exceeds, the denominator... | |
| Nicolas Pike - Arithmetic - 1822 - 562 pages
...integer is divide*! into ; and (he numerator shews how many of those parts are meant bv the fraction. **Fractions are either proper, improper, single, compound, or mixed. 1. A single** or simple fraction is a fraction expressed in a simple form ; as |, $, ^, &.C. 2. A compound fraction... | |
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