# Definition of *continued fraction* in English:

## continued fraction

Syllabification: con·tin·ued frac·tion### noun

*Mathematics*

- A fraction of infinite length whose denominator is a quantity plus a fraction, which latter fraction has a similar denominator, and so on.More example sentences
- However he also worked on differential equations, matrices and other topics in algebra, continued fractions, geometry and number theory.
- He made substantial contributions to the analytical theory of numbers and worked on elliptic functions, continued fractions, and infinite series.
- In the continued fraction of the square root of an integer the same denominators recur periodically.

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Pronunciation: grəʊˈtɛskəri

noun

grotesque quality or grotesque things collectively