Definition of “common fraction” - English Dictionary


“common fraction” in English

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common fractionnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌkɒm.ən ˈfræk.ʃən/ us /ˌkɑː.mən ˈfræk.ʃən/ specialized

Examples from literature

  • Common fractions may often be changed to decimals very readily, and the calculations thereby made much easier. 
  • For consistency, common fractions such as ½ have also been expanded. 

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

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