proper fraction

noun

Definition of proper fraction

: a fraction in which the numerator is less or of lower degree than the denominator

First Known Use of proper fraction

1630, in the meaning defined above

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“Proper fraction.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/proper%20fraction. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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proper fraction

noun

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: a fraction in which the numerator is smaller than the denominator

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