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Definition: | ordered pair of integers representing a rational number NOTE 1 A rational number can be represented by an infinity of fractions. NOTE 2 For the ordered pair ( NOTE 3 In a fraction | ||

Publication date: | 2007-08 | ||

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NOTE 1 A rational number can be represented by an infinity of fractions.

NOTE 2 For the ordered pair (*p*, *q*), the fraction is denoted by *p*/*q* or $\frac{p}{q}$.

NOTE 3 In a fraction *p*/*q*, the first element *p* is called "numerator" and the second is called "denominator".

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