complex fraction

noun Mathematics.
a fraction in which the numerator or the denominator or both contain one or more fractions.
Also called compound fraction.

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complex fraction
maths Also called: compound fraction a fraction in which the numerator or denominator or both contain fractions

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Example sentences
We were discussing the domain of a pretty hairy function that was a complex fraction.
Recognize a complex fraction, and simplify it as a quotient or product of simple fractions.
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