simple fraction Word Origin noun
- a ratio of two integers.
Origin of simple fraction First recorded in 1585–95 Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 British Dictionary definitions for simple fraction simple fraction noun
- a fraction in which the numerator and denominator are both integers expressed as a ratio rather than a decimalAlso called: common fraction, vulgar fraction
Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 simple fraction in Science simple fraction [sĭm′pəl]
- A fraction in which both the numerator and denominator are whole numbers, such as 57.
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