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complex fractionnoun [ C ]

/ˌkɒm.pleks ˈfræk.ʃən/ /ˌkɑːm.pleks ˈfræk.ʃən/ specialized

Examples from literature

  • When she jumped up from her easy-chair, she was trying to reduce the following complex fractions, into one simple one, and entirely failed. 

(Definition of “complex fraction” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"complex fraction" in American English

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complex fractionnoun [ C ]

/ˈkɑm·pleks ˈfræk·ʃən/

mathematics a fraction (= division of a number) in which either the numerator (= number above the line) or the denominator (= number below the line) is itself a fraction

(Definition of “complex fraction” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)