# complex fraction

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## complex fraction

*n.*

A fraction in which the numerator or the denominator or both contain fractions. Also called

*compound fraction*.## complex fraction

*n*

(Mathematics)

*maths*a fraction in which the numerator or denominator or both contain fractions. Also called:**compound fraction**## com′plex frac′tion

*n.*

a fraction in which the numerator or the denominator or both contain one or more fractions. Also called

**compound fraction.**[1820–30]

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Noun | 1. | complex fraction - a fraction with fractions in the numerator or denominatorfraction - the quotient of two rational numbers |

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