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simple fraction
Word Origin
noun
1.
a ratio of two integers.
Origin of
simple fraction
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1585-1595
First recorded in
1585-95
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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British Dictionary definitions for
simple fraction
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simple fraction
noun
1.
a fraction in which the numerator and denominator are both integers expressed as a ratio rather than a decimal
Also called
common fraction,
vulgar fraction
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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simple fraction
in Science
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simple fraction
(sĭm'pəl)
A fraction in which both the numerator and denominator are whole numbers, such as
^{5}
/
_{7}
.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
Copyright © 2002. Published by Houghton Mifflin. All rights reserved.
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Word Value for
simple
10
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