Definition of Improper fraction

1. Noun. A fraction whose numerator is larger than the denominator.

Generic synonyms: Fraction



Definition of Improper fraction

1. Noun. (arithmetic) A vulgar fraction of which the numerator has a greater magnitude than the denominator, such as 3/2. ¹

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Literary usage of Improper fraction

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1. The National Arithmetic, on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and by Benjamin Greenleaf (1855)
"Reduce 159^g^ to an improper fraction. Ans. 18. Reduce 7 to an improper fraction. ... Change 11 to an improper fraction. Ans. 21. Change 100 to an improper ..."

2. Arithmetic: In which the Principles of Operating by Numbers are Analytically by Daniel Adams (1845)
"To change an improper fraction to a whole or mixed number. U 44« It is evident that every improper fraction must contain one or more whole ones, ..."

3. A Dictionary of Mechanical Science, Arts, Manufactures, and Miscellaneous by Alexander Jamieson (1829)
"An Improper FRACTION, is when the numerator is equal to, or greater than the denominator, ... To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction.—Rule. ..."

4. Algebra: An Elementary Text-book, for the Higher Classes of Secondary by George Chrystal (1904)
"Every improper fraction can be expressed as the sum of an integral function and a proper fraction ; and, conversely, l/te sum of an integral function and a ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"An improper fraction is one whose numerator is not less than its denominator; as {, -J. A proper fraction is evidently less, and an improper fraction not ..."

6. New University Arithmetic: Embracing the Science of Numbers, and Their by Charles Davies (1856)
"Reduce 676^ to an improper fraction. 5. Reduce 367T'-j to an improper fraction. 6. ... Reduce 149£ to an improper fraction. 11. Reduce 375|A to an improper ..."

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