A fraction in which both the numerator and denominator are whole numbers, such as5 /7 .
(mathematics, arithmetic) A fraction in which both the numerator and the denominator consist of whole numbers.
Simple-fraction Sentence Examples
(vii.) The only exception that may be made to the above rule is that an expression involving multiplication-dots only, or a simple fraction written with the solidus, may have the brackets omitted for additions or subtractions, provided the figures are so spaced as to prevent misunderstanding.
a simple fraction with ioo for denominator, can be expressed by writing the two figures of the numerator (or, if there is only one figure, this figure preceded by o) with a dot or " point " before them; thus 76 means 76%, or 17 -6 6 o.
Division by a Mixed Number.-To divide by a mixed number, when the quotient is seen to be large, it usually saves time to express the divisor as either a simple fraction or a decimal of a unit of one of the denominations.
We have also only included coins which contain a simple fraction of a troy ounce of gold.