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Idea

A fraction (or quotient) xy\frac{x}{y} is the expression for the ratio of the quantity xx over yy, hence for the product of a quantity xx with the multiplicative inverse of a quantity yy.

Here xx is called the numerator and yy is called the denominator.

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