# common fraction

- a fraction represented as a numerator above and a denominator below a horizontal or diagonal line.

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Compare decimal fraction, mixed number.

## Origin of common fraction^{}

First recorded in 1890–95

Also called vulgar fraction.

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## common fraction

- another name for simple fraction

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