complex fraction

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Synonyms for complex fraction

a fraction with fractions in the numerator or denominator

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Eighty-five percent of the students did not correctly interpret the complex fraction and perform the correct operations.
Seventy-nine percent of the students could not simplify the complex fraction.
Explicit instruction with fraction begins with unit fractions (1/2, 1/4, ⅓), moves to more complex fractions, then operations involving unit fractions and whole numbers, and then operations involving fractions, she said.
Three classes, from an Independent school in regional Australia who agreed to participate in the study, were selected to represent the learning continuum from the formal introduction of simple fractions in Stage 2 (Years 3-4) through to operations with more complex fractions in Stage 4 (Years 7-8) (NSWBOS, 2002).
For grades 9-12, this site uses students' knowledge of complex fractions and large exponents to help visitors choose a car from the Internet and then calculate their monthly payments