# proper fraction

proper fraction

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## proper fraction

noun

- A numerical fraction in which the numerator is less than the denominator.
- A polynomial fraction in which the numerator is of a lower degree than the denominator.

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(*plural* proper fractions)

- (arithmetic) A vulgar fraction in which the magnitude of the numerator is less than or equal to that of the denominator, such as 2/3.

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