simple fraction

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simple fraction

A fraction in which both the numerator and the denominator are whole numbers.

simple fraction

(Mathematics) a fraction in which the numerator and denominator are both integers expressed as a ratio rather than a decimal. Also called: common fraction or vulgar fraction

sim′ple frac′tion

a ratio of two integers.

sim·ple fraction

A fraction in which both the numerator and denominator are whole numbers, such as 5/7 .
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Noun1.simple fraction - the quotient of two integers
fraction - the quotient of two rational numbers
half, one-half - one of two equal parts of a divisible whole; "half a loaf"; "half an hour"; "a century and one half"
one-third, third, tierce - one of three equal parts of a divisible whole; "it contains approximately a third of the minimum daily requirement"
two-thirds - two of three equal parts of a divisible whole
fourth part, one-fourth, one-quarter, quarter, quartern, twenty-five percent, fourth - one of four equal parts; "a quarter of a pound"
three-fourths, three-quarters - three of four equal parts; "three-fourths of a pound"
fifth part, one-fifth, twenty percent, fifth - one part in five equal parts
one-sixth, sixth - one part in six equal parts
one-seventh, seventh - one part in seven equal parts
one-eighth, eighth - one part in eight equal parts
one-ninth, ninth - one part in nine equal parts
one-tenth, ten percent, tenth, tenth part - a tenth part; one part in ten equal parts
duodecimal, one-twelfth, twelfth part, twelfth - one part in twelve equal parts
one-sixteenth, sixteenth part, sixteenth - one part in sixteen equal parts
one-thirty-second, thirty-second, thirty-second part - one part in thirty-two equal parts
one-sixtieth, sixtieth - one part in sixty equal parts
one-sixty-fourth, sixty-fourth - one part in sixty-four equal parts
one percent, one-hundredth, hundredth - one part in a hundred equal parts
one-thousandth, thousandth - one part in a thousand equal parts
one-ten-thousandth, ten-thousandth - one part in ten thousand equal parts
one-hundred-thousandth - one part in a hundred thousand equal parts
one-millionth, millionth - one part in a million equal parts
one-hundred-millionth - one part in a hundred million equal parts
one-billionth, billionth - one part in a billion equal parts
one-trillionth, trillionth - one part in a trillion equal parts
one-quadrillionth, quadrillionth - one part in a quadrillion equal parts
one-quintillionth, quintillionth - one part in a quintillion equal parts
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There is a simple fraction of 50/50 which is a starting point for most marriages of any reasonable duration but that has to be adjusted to suit individual circumstances as it doesn't always achieve fairness in every case.
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For example, Kamii and Clark (1995) found that only one third of 13-year-old students could correctly place a simple fraction on a number line, despite this being a learning objective for 11-year-olds.
The grouping relationships that he was challenged to think about in problems that followed enabled him to solve a simple fraction problem.
AA SHARE in a property is worth less than the simple fraction it represents.
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In successive chapters, students were shown how to add simple fractions with like and unlike denominators, how to add and subtract mixed numbers, and how to rename and simplify fractions.
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Use the four operations to solve word problems involving distances, intervals of time, liquid volumes, masses of objects, and money, including problems involving simple fractions or decimals, and problems that require expressing measurements given in a larger unit in terms of a smaller unit.