continued fraction definition

  • noun:
    • A whole number plus a fraction whose numerator is a complete quantity and whose denominator is a complete quantity plus a fraction who has a denominator composed of a whole quantity plus a fraction, an such like, such as for example 2 + 1/(3 + 7/(1 + 2/3)).
    • A fraction whoever numerator is an integer and whoever denominator is an integer plus a fraction whoever denominator is an integer plus a fraction - etc to enormous quantities of terms.
    • See under Continued, Decimal, Partial, etc.
    • a fraction whose numerator is an integer and whose denominator is an integer plus a fraction whoever numerator is an integer and whoever denominator is an integer plus a fraction etc
  • past-participle:
    • a fraction whoever numerator is 1, and whose denominator is a whole number plus a fraction whoever numerator is 1 and whose denominator is a complete number, plus a fraction, and so on.

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