## proper fraction

proper fractionMath. a fraction in which the numerator is less, or of lower degree, than the denominator, as or x/x

## 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.

## proper-fraction

Noun

(*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.