fraction Idioms & Phrases
Astronomical fractions ,Astronomical numbers  common fraction
Common, ∨ Vulgar ,fraction  Complex fraction
 Compound fraction
 Continued fraction
Continued fraction ,Decimal fraction ,Partial fraction , etc. Decimal fraction
For Angles of commutation ,draught ,incidence ,reflection ,refraction ,position ,repose ,fraction  Improper fraction
 Partial fractions
 Proper fraction
Sexagesimal fractions ∨numbers  simple fraction
 Vanishing fraction
 Vulgar fraction
Astronomical fractions , Astronomical numbers
 . See under
Sexagesimal .
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common fraction

noun the quotient of two integers
common fraction.
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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.
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(Math.) SeeFraction .
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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
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(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 alsoastronomical 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.
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Vulgar fraction
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(Arith.) See underFraction .