mixed number

noun

Definition of mixed number 

: a number (such as 5²/₃) composed of an integer and a fraction

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Airports in Texas also reported mixed numbers for international passenger travel, owing in part to the Harvey storm system and changes in airline capacity. Joshua Fechter, San Antonio Express-News, "‘Trump effect’ on international tourism? San Antonio, Texas see mixed results," 2 Mar. 2018

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1542, in the meaning defined above

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mixed number

noun

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: a number (as 1²/₃) made up of a whole number and a fraction

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