continued fraction

continued fraction
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English-Finnish mathematical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Continued fraction — Continued Con*tin ued, p. p. & a. Having extension of time, space, order of events, exertion of energy, etc.; extended; protracted; uninterrupted; also, resumed after interruption; extending through a succession of issues, session, etc.; as, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • continued fraction — n. 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 …   English World dictionary

  • Continued fraction — Finite continued fraction, where a0 is an integer, any other ai are positive integers, and n is a non negative integer. In mathematics, a continued fraction is an expression obtained through an iterative process of representing a number as the… …   Wikipedia

  • continued fraction — Math. a fraction whose denominator contains a fraction whose denominator contains a fraction, and so on. [1860 65] * * * ▪ mathematics       expression of a number as the sum of an integer and a quotient, the denominator of which is the sum of an …   Universalium

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  • Continued fraction of Gauss — In complex analysis, the continued fraction of Gauss is a particular continued fraction derived from the hypergeometric functions. It was one of the first analytic continued fractions known to mathematics, and it can be used to represent several… …   Wikipedia

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  • continued fraction — /kənˌtɪnjud ˈfrækʃən/ (say kuhn.tinyoohd frakshuhn) noun Mathematics a fraction whose denominator contains a fraction whose denominator contains a fraction, and so on. Also, recurring fraction …  

  • continued fraction — noun a fraction whose numerator is an integer and whose denominator is an integer plus a fraction whose numerator is an integer and whose denominator is an integer plus a fraction and so on • Hypernyms: ↑fraction …   Useful english dictionary

  • continued fraction — noun Date: 1811 a fraction whose numerator is an integer and whose denominator is an integer plus a fraction whose numerator is an integer and whose denominator is an integer plus a fraction and so on …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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