Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134467795
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-779-5

Chapter 3 - Adding and Subtracting Fractions - Summary Exercises - Operations with Fractions - Page 235: 3



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A proper fraction is any fraction that is less than 1 in value. In order words, for a proper fraction, the numerator will be less than the denominator. Therefore, $\frac{10}{10}$ is not a proper fraction, because the numerator of 10 is equal to the denominator of 10. Therefore, the fraction has a value of 1. The fraction is improper.
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