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Definition of Vulgar fraction

Vulgar fraction
Vulgar Vul"gar, a. [L. vulgaris, from vulgus the multitude, the common people; of uncertain origin: cf. F. vulgaire. Cf. Divulge.] 1. Of or pertaining to the mass, or multitude, of people; common; general; ordinary; public; hence, in general use; vernacular. ``As common as any the most vulgar thing to sense. ' -- Shak. Things vulgar, and well-weighed, scarce worth the praise. --Milton. It might be more useful to the English reader . . . to write in our vulgar language. --Bp. Fell. The mechanical process of multiplying books had brought the New Testament in the vulgar tongue within the reach of every class. --Bancroft. 2. Belonging or relating to the common people, as distinguished from the cultivated or educated; pertaining to common life; plebeian; not select or distinguished; hence, sometimes, of little or no value. ``Like the vulgar sort of market men.' --Shak. Men who have passed all their time in low and vulgar life. --Addison. In reading an account of a battle, we follow the hero with our whole attention, but seldom reflect on the vulgar heaps of slaughter. --Rambler. 3. Hence, lacking cultivation or refinement; rustic; boorish; also, offensive to good taste or refined feelings; low; coarse; mean; base; as, vulgar men, minds, language, or manners. Be thou familiar, but by no means vulgar. --Shak. Vulgar fraction. (Arith.) See under Fraction.

Meaning of Vulgar fraction from wikipedia

- English, a fraction describes how many parts of a certain size there are, for example, one-half, eight-fifths, three-quarters. A common, vulgar, or simple...
- § Language A vulgar fraction in mathematics, one written in the common way and not as a decimal fraction Vulgar (film), a 2000 American film Vulgar (album)...
- mathematical notation, Egyptian fractions have been su****ded by vulgar fractions and decimal notation. However, Egyptian fractions continue to be an object...
- or vulgar (1/3) forms is complicated. Instead, either decimal or vulgar fractions can be represented natively in finger binary. Decimal fractions can...
- consist primarily of vulgar fractions and Roman numerals. In addition to the characters in the Number Forms block, three fractions were inherited from...
- beginning, following the eleventh and preceding the thirteenth 1/12, a vulgar fraction, one part of a unit divided equally into twelve parts The note twelve...
- reciprocal of 100. A hundredth is written as a decimal fraction as 0.01, and as a vulgar fraction as 1/100. “Hundredth” is also the ordinal number that...
- middle dot; and symbols like currency signs, spacing diacritic marks, vulgar fraction, and superscript numbers. The Letters subheading contains 30 pairs...
- In the Unicode standard, the symbol ½ has the code point U+00BD ½ Vulgar Fraction One Half (HTML #0189· inherited from Latin-1) Alt+0189 (keeping Alt...
- P^{2}} (real projective plane). An irreducible fraction (or fraction in lowest terms) is a vulgar fraction in which the numerator and denominator are smaller...
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