complex fraction

noun

Definition of complex fraction

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

First Known Use of complex fraction

1827, in the meaning defined above

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“Complex fraction.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/complex%20fraction. Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

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complex fraction

noun

Kids Definition of complex fraction

: a fraction with a fraction or mixed number in the numerator or denominator or both 5/1³/₄ is a complex fraction.

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