complex fraction

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Definition of complex fraction 

: a fraction with a fraction or mixed number in the numerator or denominator or both — compare simple fraction

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1827, in the meaning defined above

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complex fraction

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Kids Definition of complex fraction

: a fraction with a fraction or mixed number in the numerator or denominator or both {bufrac5{over}1³/₄} is a complex fraction.

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