sexagesimal fraction

noun
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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sexagesimal%20fraction. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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