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The meaning of Fractions


Fractions – definition


A numerical quantity that is not a whole number (e.g. 1/2, 0.5).

Usage examples:

The mathematics computation subtest assesses skills in computing with whole numbers, fractions, mix…

A small or tiny part, amount, or proportion of something.

Usage examples:

He hesitated for a fraction of a second

Each of the portions into which a mixture may be separated according to a physical property such as boiling point or solubility.

Usage examples:

The third fraction contain alcohols with boiling points of 120–130°c

(in the christian church) the breaking of the eucharistic bread.

Usage examples:

The fraction may be accompanied by the agnus dei

A number that results from dividing one whole number (= a number with no part of a number after it) by another

Usage examples:

1/4 and 0.25 are different ways of representing the same fraction., counterfeits are sold at a frac…

A small part or amount of something

Usage examples:

The company's computers only represent a fraction of the market.

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Word origin

late Middle English: via Old French from ecclesiastical Latin fractio(n-) ‘breaking (bread)’, from Latin frangere ‘to break’.

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