The th
partial denominator in a generalized
continued fraction

or simple continued fraction

is the expression .

For a simple continued fraction, the partial denominator is sometimes also called the partial quotient (e.g., Rocket and
Szüsz 1992, p. 1).

## See also

Continued Fraction,

Convergent,

Generalized Continued Fraction,

Partial Numerator,

Simple
Continued Fraction
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## References

Rockett, A. M. and Szüsz, P. *Continued
Fractions.* New York: World Scientific, 1992.
## Cite this as:

Weisstein, Eric W. "Partial Denominator."
From *MathWorld*--A Wolfram Web Resource. https://mathworld.wolfram.com/PartialDenominator.html

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