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1. fraction

noun. ['ˈfrækʃən'] a component of a mixture that has been separated by a fractional process.

Synonyms

  • chemical

Antonyms

  • stay
  • unite

Etymology

  • fraccioun (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Improper Fraction

  • dissatisfaction
  • satisfaction
  • liquefaction
  • transaction
  • subtraction
  • extraction
  • distraction
  • contraction
  • abstraction
  • retraction
  • infraction
  • diffraction
  • classaction
  • telaction
  • interaction
  • exaction
  • attraction
  • traction
  • reaction
  • inaction
  • faction

Example sentences of the word improper-fraction


1. Noun Phrase
If the numbers are the same, you can convert your improper fraction into a whole number of 1.

2. Noun Phrase
It's not hard to learn how to convert an improper fraction into a mixed number.

3. Noun Phrase
In this case, the improper fraction can only be turned into a mixed number.

4. Noun Phrase
If your answer is an improper fraction, convert it back to a mixed number after simplifying.

2. fraction

noun. ['ˈfrækʃən'] a small part or item forming a piece of a whole.

Synonyms

  • portion

Antonyms

  • irrational
  • insane

Etymology

  • fraccioun (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. fraction

noun. ['ˈfrækʃən'] the quotient of two rational numbers.

Synonyms

  • rational number
  • fixed-point part
  • continued fraction
  • improper fraction
  • complex fraction
  • mantissa
  • common fraction
  • compound fraction
  • rational
  • simple fraction

Antonyms

  • physical
  • nonintellectual
  • join
  • connect

Etymology

  • fraccioun (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. improper

adjective. ['ˌɪmˈprɑːpɝ'] not appropriate for a purpose or occasion.

Synonyms

  • inappropriate

Antonyms

  • favorable
  • clean

Etymology

  • improprius (Latin)

5. improper

adjective. ['ˌɪmˈprɑːpɝ'] not suitable or right or appropriate.

Synonyms

  • untoward
  • uncomely
  • unbecoming
  • indecent
  • correctitude
  • unfit
  • propriety
  • out-of-the-way
  • properness
  • unseemly
  • indelicate
  • incorrect
  • wrong
  • inappropriate

Antonyms

  • proper
  • improperness
  • appropriate
  • right
  • decorous
  • fit
  • impropriety

Etymology

  • improprius (Latin)

6. improper

adjective. ['ˌɪmˈprɑːpɝ'] not conforming to legality, moral law, or social convention.

Synonyms

  • irregular
  • unconventional

Antonyms

  • modest
  • indecency
  • indecorousness

Etymology

  • improprius (Latin)

7. fraction

verb. ['ˈfrækʃən'] perform a division.

Synonyms

  • cypher
  • reckon
  • compute
  • calculate
  • work out
  • figure
  • halve
  • cipher
  • quarter

Antonyms

  • agreement
  • divide
  • integrate
  • differentiate

Etymology

  • fraccioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
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