Re: [alreq] Numerical Fractions

From: Najib Tounsi via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 17 Jul 2017 23:18:14 +0000

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```Discussion is related to [Section on Numbers #101](https://github.com/w3c/alreq/issues/101)

Here are some pictures on Arabic fractions (excerpt from a recent book about an ancient work on Arabic mathematics).

![20170717_224527](https://user-images.githubusercontent.com/15004708/28293669-32007782-6b4d-11e7-8cae-be69d13246bd.jpeg)
1525 and 1/2 (a half)

![20170717_225025](https://user-images.githubusercontent.com/15004708/28293689-4fa2fbac-6b4d-11e7-96c6-2dc1ebff2943.jpeg)
the result of the operation 28022/7 = 4003.14
4003 and 1/7 (one seventh)

![20170717_230453](https://user-images.githubusercontent.com/15004708/28293846-349ae8e6-6b4e-11e7-90ca-b469409bff38.jpg)
on top : 3 and 4/5  (three and four fifth, 3 + 4/5)
bellow : 4/5  3 (four fifth of three, 3*4/5 )

![20170717_224948](https://user-images.githubusercontent.com/15004708/28293732-89b45930-6b4d-11e7-998b-df8fb88b9dea.jpeg)
3/4 5 and 1/3 (three fouth of five and one third, 3/4*5 + 1/3)

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