Continued-fraction meaning

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A whole number plus a fraction whose numerator is a whole number and whose denominator is a whole number plus a fraction that has a denominator consisting of a whole number plus a fraction, and so on, such as 2 + 1/(3 + 7/(1 + 2/3)).
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A fraction whose denominator consists of a whole number plus a fraction whose denominator consists of a whole number plus a fraction, and so forth.
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(mathematics) A fraction whose numerator is an integer and whose denominator is an integer plus a fraction whose denominator is an integer plus a fraction - and so on to an infinite number of terms.
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