Definition of common fraction in English:

common fraction

Syllabification: com·mon frac·tion


  • A fraction expressed by a numerator and a denominator, not decimally.
    More example sentences
    • In 1802, he wrote a paper on the approximation of decimal fractions by common fractions.
    • Only common fractions and percentages were used to facilitate student understanding and encourage estimation.
    • Any decimal may be reduced to a common fraction.

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