What Is an Algebraic Fraction?

What Is an Algebraic Fraction?

An algebraic fraction is a fraction which contains letters.

a over b

The Parts of an Algebraic Fraction

An algebraic fraction consists of a numerator and a denominator.

a is the numerator, b is the denominator

Examples of Algebraic Fractions

Algebraic fractions do not just contain single letters.

  • Algebraic fractions can include numbers.

    a over 2
  • Algebraic fractions can include terms.

    2 a over b
  • Algebraic fractions can include expressions.

    a plus b over c


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See Also

What is algebra? What is a fraction? Adding algebraic fractions Subtracting algebraic fractions Multiplying algebraic fractions Dividing algebraic fractions Simplifying algebraic fractions