mixed number

  1. a number consisting of a whole number and a fraction or decimal, as 4½ or 4.5.

Origin of mixed number

First recorded in 1535–45

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Scientific definitions for mixed number

mixed number

  1. A number, such as 738, consisting of a whole number and a fraction.

  2. An expression, such as 7x + 6 -5(x + 4), consisting of a polynomial and a rational algebraic fraction.

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