proper fraction

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a fraction with a numerator smaller than the denominator

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Player 2 now needs to create a proper fraction that meets the criterion established by Player 1 from the remaining seven cards.
Start with the first five digits as denominators respectively (excluding unity) and only consider proper fractions (p/q with p < q), not those improper or vulgar ones where the numerator is greater than the denominator.
Another 9% applied the algorithm properly but then did not reduce the answer and convert to a proper fraction.
This theme of broader coverage within inclusive instruction also pertained to the range of proper fractions, improper fractions, and mixed numbers.
A comparison of the part-whole and partitive reasoning with unit and non-unit proper fractions.
This meaning of fractions is then used to expand the range of fractions beyond proper fractions.
Thus 3/2 or improper fractions are more difficult for students to conceptualise than proper fractions.
Using this algorithm Fibonacci showed that it was possible to express all proper fractions