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continued fraction
Word Origin
noun
,
Mathematics
1.
a fraction whose denominator contains a fraction whose denominator contains a fraction, and so on.
Origin of
continued fraction
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1860-1865
1860-65
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British Dictionary definitions for
continued fraction
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continued fraction
noun
1.
a number plus a fraction whose denominator contains a number and a fraction whose denominator contains a number and a fraction, and so on
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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