| Samuel Webber - Mathematics - 1801
...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
...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 Noyes - Arithmetic - 1808 - 152 pages
...fourths, &c. The figure above the line is called the numerator, and'that below it the denominator. **Fractions are either proper, improper, single, compound,...when the numerator is less than the denominator, as** A, -J, 4, .-jf , &c. and is a simple expression for any number of parts of the integer. 2. An improper... | |
| James Thompson - Arithmetic - 1808 - 172 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
....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
...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... | |
| Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1816
...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, i,** or |. or |, 8cc. An Improper Fraction, is when the numerator is equal to, or exceeds, the denominator... | |
| Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1818 - 240 pages
...3. In 50 Pagodas of India, how many cents ? Ans. 9700 -. 3, la 98 Rupees of Bengal, how many cents ? **VULGAR FRACTIONS. HAVING briefly introduced Vulgar...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 - 224 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, |,... | |
| William Jillard Hort - 1822
...two of those parts. Fractions are divided into proper, improper, simple, and compound, or mixed. A **proper fraction is when the numerator is less than the denominator ; as** \, |, |. An improper fraction is when the numerator is equal to, or greater than, the denominator ;... | |
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