# Command/fraction

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# \fraction

## Syntax

\fraction{...}{...} | |

{...} | text |

{...} | text |

## Description

Displays a fraction. In first bracket pair the numerator is set, in the second the denominator. It is the same as

```
\frac
```

## Example

$\fraction{x^2}{k+1}$

You can define also a wide version of the fraction bar, in case the numerator or denominator contain a fraction:

\definemathfraction [widefrac] [margin=.25em]

and then use it as in

\widefrac{a}{\fraction{b}{c}}

which gives

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