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1. A numerical fraction in which the numerator is less than the denominator.
2. A polynomial fraction in which the numerator is of a lower degree than the denominator.
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(Mathematics) a fraction in which the numerator has a lower absolute value than the denominator, as or x/(3 + x2)
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a fraction having the numerator less, or lower in degree, than the denominator.
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A fraction in which the numerator is less than the denominator, such as 1/2 . Compare improper fraction.
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|Noun||1.||proper fraction - a fraction with a numerator smaller than the denominator|
fraction - the quotient of two rational numbers
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proper fractionn (Math) → frazione f propria
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