noun the quotient of two integers
common fraction.
WordNet
Common, ∨ Vulgar, fraction
a fraction in which the number of equal parts into which the integer is supposed to be divided is indicated by figures or letters, called the denominator, written below a line, over which is the numerator, indicating the number of these parts included in the fraction; as ½, one half, ⅖, two fifths.
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Complex fraction
noun a fraction with fractions in the numerator or denominator
complex fraction.
WordNet
a fraction having a fraction or mixed number in the numerator or denominator, or in both. Davies & Peck.
. See Fraction.
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Compound fraction
noun a fraction with fractions in the numerator or denominator
complex fraction.
WordNet
a fraction of a fraction; two or more fractions connected by of.
. (Math.) See Fraction.
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Continued fraction
noun a fraction whose numerator is an integer and whose denominator is an integer plus a fraction whose numerator is an integer and whose denominator is an integer plus a fraction and so on
WordNet
(Math.), a fraction whose numerator is 1, and whose denominator is a whole number plus a fraction whose numerator is 1 and whose denominator is a whole number, plus a fraction, and so on.
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Continued fraction, Decimal fraction, Partial fraction, etc.
See under Continued, Decimal, Partial, etc.
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Decimal fraction
noun a proper fraction whose denominator is a power of 10
decimal.
WordNet
a fraction in which the denominator is some power of 10, as , , and is usually not expressed, but is signified by a point placed at the left hand of the numerator, as 2, 25.
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For Angles of commutation, draught, incidence, reflection, refraction, position, repose, fraction
see Commutation, Draught, Incidence, Reflection, Refraction, etc.
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Improper fraction
noun a fraction whose numerator is larger than the denominator
WordNet
a fraction in which the numerator is greater than the denominator.
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Partial fractions
(Alg.), fractions whose sum equals a given fraction.
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Proper fraction
noun a fraction with a numerator smaller than the denominator
WordNet
(Arith.) a fraction in which the numerator is less than the denominator.
a fraction in which the numerator is less than the denominator.
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Sexagesimal fractions ∨ numbers
(Arith. & Alg.), those fractions whose denominators are some power of sixty; as, ^{1}⁄_{60}, ^{1}⁄_{3600}, ^{1}⁄_{216000}; called also astronomical fractions, because formerly there were no others used in astronomical calculations.
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simple fraction
noun the quotient of two integers
common fraction.
WordNet
Vanishing fraction
(Math.), a fraction which reduces to the form &frac00; for a particular value of the variable which enters it, usually in consequence of the existence of a common factor in both terms of the fraction, which factor becomes 0 for this particular value of the variable. Math. Dict.