proper fraction

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a fraction with a numerator smaller than the denominator

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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.
In Lessons 1 through 15, the focus was on proper fractions and improper fractions equal to 1.
Thus 3/2 or improper fractions are more difficult for students to conceptualise than proper fractions.
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.
Using this algorithm Fibonacci showed that it was possible to express all proper fractions