sexagesimal fraction

variants: or sexagesimal number

Definition of sexagesimal fraction

: a fraction whose denominator is some power of 60 (as ¹/₆₀, ¹/₃₆₀₀, ¹/₂₁₆₀₀₀)

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“Sexagesimal fraction.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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