# complex fraction

- a fraction in which the numerator or the denominator or both contain one or more fractions.

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## Origin of complex fraction^{}

First recorded in 1820–30

Also called compound fraction.

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## complex fraction

- maths a fraction in which the numerator or denominator or both contain fractionsAlso called: compound fraction

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