Sentence Examples

  • She has nearly finished Colburn's mental arithmetic, her last work being in improper fractions.
  • The development of irrigation was in part retarded by the improper or wasteful use of water.
  • A fractional number is called a proper fraction or an improper fraction according as the numerator is or is not 3 less than the denominator; and an expression 4 such as 24 is called a mixed number.
  • Here she was, thinking improper thoughts again.
  • The use of such explosives decreases to some extent the danger from dust explosions; but experiment shows that no efficient explosive is absolutely safe, if used in excessive quantity, or in an improper manner.

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