decimal fraction definition

  • noun:
    • The fractional section of a decimal number: the digits off to the right associated with decimal point.
    • an effective small fraction whoever denominator is a power of 10
  • adjective:
    • a fraction where the denominator is some power of 10, as 2/10, 25/100, and is usually not expressed, but is signified by a place put at left hand associated with numerator, as .2, .25.

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