| George Lees - 1826
...appears, that the fifth part of four times AB, is of the same value as four-fifths of once AB. 3fi. **A proper fraction is one whose numerator is less than its denominator** ; as f . 37. An improper fraction is one whose numerator is either equal to, or greater than its denominator... | |
| Zadock Thompson - 1826 - 164 páginas
...VlJLGJm FRACTIONS. Vulgar Fractions are those whose numerators and denominators are both expressed. **A. proper fraction is one whose numerator is less than its denominator** ; as J, |, |, &c. An improper fraction is one whose numerator is greater than its denominator ; as... | |
| Zadock Thompson - 1832 - 168 páginas
...decimal, with a 1 at the left hand; thus, 0.5 becomes ^, 0.25, £fa, and 0.005, VULGAR FRACTIONS 215. 1. **A proper fraction is one whose numerator is less than its denominator** ; as J, }, | , &c. (23). 2. An improper fraction is one whose numerator is greater than its denominator;... | |
| Zadock Thompson - 1832 - 168 páginas
...decimal, with a 1 at the left baud; thus, 0.5 becomes ^, 0.25, Jfo, and 0.005, VULGAR FRACTIONS 215. 1. **A proper fraction is one whose numerator is less than its denominator** ; as J, }, f , &c. (23). 2. An improper fraction is one whose numerator is greater than its denominator;... | |
| Calvin Tracy - 1840 - 311 páginas
...Fractions are divided into six kinds ; viz. Proper, Improper, Simple, Compound, Mixed, and Complex. • ' **A Proper Fraction is one whose numerator is less than its denominator,** as, f . An Improper Fraction is one whose numerator equals or exceeds its, denominator, as, %. - r... | |
| Roswell Chamberlain Smith - 1842 - 306 páginas
...together, and go the same way round it ; how much time must elapse before they will come together again ? **A. 40 hours. CLASSIFICATION OF VULGAR FRACTIONS. SO...; consequently its value is less than unity ; as,** |, §, \, &c. 3. AN IMPROPER FRACTION is one, whose numerator is either equal to, or greater than its... | |
| Charles Bathurst (schoolmaster.) - 1842
...numerator aud denominator whole numbers. Simple Fractions are subdivided into Proper and Improper. **A Proper Fraction is one whose numerator is less than its denominator,** as, f , §, -}1(, &c. An Improper Fraction is one whose numerator is equal to, or, greater than, its... | |
| Davis Wasgatt Clark - 1846 - 358 páginas
...fractional form, the dividend being used as the numerator, and the divisor as the denominator. 121. **A proper fraction is one whose numerator is less than its denominator.** Example, . — -. a+0 122. An improper fraction is one whose numerator is equal to, or greater than,... | |
| John Hunter (of Uxbridge.) - 1847
...23£ may be expressed in the purely fractional form '-/. Moreover, 1 may be expressed by i,i,*,&c. **A Proper fraction is one whose numerator is less than its denominator,** as f. An Improper Fraction is one whose numerator is not less than its denominator, 38 ^, VS V- -A-... | |
| J. M. Scribner - 1849 - 264 páginas
...In the same way j indicates that 1 is divided into five equal parts, and is read, one-fifth of nne. **A proper fraction is one whose numerator is less than its denominator,** as J . An improper fraction is one whose numerator is equal to or greater than its denominator ; as... | |
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