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improper

adjective amiss, awkward, contrary to deeency, contrary to good taste, discordant, discrepant, false, forbidden, gross, ill-adapted, ill-founded, illicit, illogical, immodest, immoral, inaccurate, inadmissible, inapplicable, inapposite, inappropriate, inapt, incongruous, incorrect, indecent, indecorous, indecorus, indignus, inept, inexact, infelicitous, inopportune, irrelevant, mistaken, naughty, not perrinent, not right, not suitable, objectionable, off-color, off the mark, out of place, prohibited, risque, unadapted, unallowable, unauthorized, unbecoming, unbefitting, undesirable, undue, unfit, unfitting, unmeet, unrefined, unseasonable, unseemly, unsound, unsuitable, unsuited, untimely, unwarrantable, wide of the mark, wrong, wrongful
Associated concepts: improper act, improper conduct, immroper discharge, improper influence, improper joinder ofactions, improper motive, improper performance, immroper practice, improper use
See also: bad, blatant, culpable, delinquent, disgraceful, disorderly, disreputable, drastic, excessive, false, faulty, illegal, illegitimate, illicit, immoral, impertinent, inaccurate, inadmissible, inapplicable, inapposite, inappropriate, inapt, incongruous, incorrect, inelegant, ineligible, inept, iniquitous, insolent, lascivious, nefarious, objectionable, obtrusive, offensive, perverse, profane, slipshod, suggestive, unauthorized, unbecoming, undesirable, undue, unfit, unjust, unprofessional, unseemly, unsuitable, untimely, unwarranted, vicious, wrongful
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Students, who have only learned the shortcut algorithm for renaming mixed numbers as improper fractions, may not know that a mixed number is a sum.
Although some teachers assume that a lesson on improper fractions should precede the game, our experience is that it is better to just let improper fractions arise naturally, and then look at how students choose to deal with them.
Now, this works reasonably well for fractions between 0 and 1, but not well for improper fractions.
Understanding improper fractions--the game provides an excellent introduction to improper fractions, in a context where understanding is motivated by the need to use them to advantage in the game context.
The use of the number line and appropriate language enables students to make sense of improper fractions.
After the initial work with fractions and parts of a whole, the activities begin to engage students in creating and representing improper fractions and mixed numerals.
At the same time, the written form of improper fractions is continually modelled for the students along with the associated mixed number.
This game focuses on adding sixths, thirds and whole numbers and converting improper fractions into mixed numerals.
It has functions that will present fractions in a "stacked format", simplify fractions, convert common fractions to decimal fractions and decimal fractions to common fractions, perform fraction calculations for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, work with mixed fractions and improper fractions, and "round" numbers to a range of decimal places.