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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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In Lessons 1 through 15, the focus was on proper fractions and improper fractions equal to 1.
An anecdote that I have found effective is to describe my older son's confusion, during elementary school, about the procedure for converting mixed numbers into improper fractions (e.g., 4 2/3 to 14/3).
The sum (7) is written over the denominator (4), creating the improper fraction 7/4.
5, an equation 1 3/8 = 8/5 can be recognized as a fraction question solving step of converting a mixed number to an improper fraction during the fraction solving process.
The first error type occurred when students applied a rote algorithm to convert the improper fraction to a mixed number.
If children naturally think about completing wholes but their classroom instruction focuses on finding common denominators, creating improper fractions, and dividing to create wholes, then children must have a difficult time incorporating that instruction into their conceptual framework.
With this explanation, students quickly see that rolling an improper fraction, early in the game, can work to their advantage
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Some textbooks require that improper fractions should be converted to mixed numbers, while others almost do not use them at all.
An integrated study of children's construction of improper fractions and the teacher's role in promoting that learning.
Those who didn't score so high had a problem with question number seven on improper fractions.
In the next teaching episode, which took place in February, Joe extended his partitive-fraction scheme into a scheme to generate improper fractions, such as 6/5 and 9/7, through iteration of unit fractions.