vulgar fraction


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vulgar fraction

n
(Mathematics) another name for simple fraction
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Translations

vulgar fraction

n (Math) → gemeiner Bruch
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vulgar fraction

n (Math) → frazione f ordinaria
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Adam Smith and Malthus, two younger Gradgrinds, were out at lecture in custody; and little Jane, after manufacturing a good deal of moist pipe-clay on her face with slate-pencil and tears, had fallen asleep over vulgar fractions.
Active actor Scramble from shadow to shadow looking for action, Inactive, unacceptable attraction, Pushed out of the stories, liars distraction, This is resting for the vulgar fraction.
The place is big enough to seat 15,000, although you would be hard pushed to find a vulgar fraction of that number wanting to get in.