proper fraction Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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proper fractionnoun [C]

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a fraction in which the ​number below the ​line is ​larger than the ​number above it: 3/4 and 5/8 are ​properfractions.
(Definition of proper fraction from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “proper fraction”
in Chinese (Simplified) (数学中的)真分数…
in Chinese (Traditional) (數學中的)真分數…
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