Dictionary.com
Word
of the
Day
Translate
Games
Blog
Thesaurus.com
Apps
Favorites
Log Out
Log In
follow Dictionary.com
Dictionary.com
Thesaurus.com
My Account
Log Out
Log In
Try Our Apps
Word
of the
Day
Translate
Games
Blog
definitions
definitions
synonyms
translations
Follow @dictionarycom
follow Dictionary.com
Supposedly vs. Supposably
Favorite Button
CITE
Translate
Facebook
Share
Twitter
Tweet
Google+
Share
complex fraction
Word Origin
noun
,
Mathematics
1.
a fraction in which the numerator or the denominator or both contain one or more fractions.
Expand
Also called
compound fraction
.
Origin of
complex fraction
Expand
1820-1830
1820-30
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for
complex-fraction
Expand
complex fraction
noun
1.
(
maths
) a fraction in which the numerator or denominator or both contain fractions
Also called
compound 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
Cite This Source
Discover our greatest slideshows
Speak the Season: 7 Essential Words...
12 Essential Types of Poetry
All the World's a Stage: 8...
9 Internet Abbreviations Decoded
Browse more topics on our blog
What Is the Difference Between Discreet and Discrete?
Learn the correct uses of these two commonly confused homophones.
What Character Was Removed from the Alphabet?
What mistaken pronunciation gave this character its name?
Apostrophes 101
This small mark has two primary uses: to signify possession or omitted letters.
How Do I Get a Word into the Dictionary?
People invent new words all the time, but which ones actually make it?
Word of the Day
Difficulty index for
complex fraction
Few English speakers likely know this word
Word Value for
complex
20
24
Scrabble
Words With Friends
Nearby words for complex-fraction
completely-regular-space
completeness
completer
completer-set
completers
completing
completing-the-square
completion
completionist
completist
completive
complex
complex absence
complex conjugate
complex instruction set computer
complex odontoma
complex partial seizure
complex precipitated epilepsy
complex programmable logic device
complex salt
complex wave
complex's
complex-analysis
complex-carbohydrate
complex-conjugate
complex-fraction
complex-ion
complex-machine
complex-number
complex-plane
complex-sentence
complex-variable
complexed
complexing
complexing-agent
complexion
complexioned
complexionless
complexities
complexity
complexity analysis
complexity class
complexity measure
complexity-theory
complexly
complexometric titration
complexometry
complexone
compliable
compliance
compliance officer