# Fraction

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### Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

• a small part or item forming a piece of a whole
• the quotient of two rational numbers
• a component of a mixture that has been separated by a fractional process
• perform a division; "Can you divide 49 by seven?"

### Definitions from Wiktionary

• a component of a mixture that has been separated by a fractional process ,
• a small part or item forming a piece of a whole ,
• the quotient of two rational numbers

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### Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Fraction'

• Fraction: In common usage a fraction is any part of a unit. Fraction may also mean: Fraction (mathematics), one or more equal parts of something, e.g. three out
• Fraction (mathematics): A fraction (from Latin fractus, "broken") represents a part of a whole or, more generally, any number of equal parts. When spoken in everyday English,
• Continued fraction: "Recurring fraction" redirects here. It is not to be confused with Repeating decimal. a 0
• Fractionation: Fractionation is a separation process in which a certain quantity of a mixture (gas, solid, liquid, enzymes, suspension, or isotope) is divided during
• Mole fraction: In chemistry, the mole fraction or molar fraction (xi) is defined as the amount of a constituent (expressed in moles), ni, divided by the total amount
• Ejection fraction: An ejection fraction (EF) is the fraction of blood ejected from a ventricle of the heart with each heartbeat. EF is readily compared with the ancient
• Irreducible fraction: An irreducible fraction (or fraction in lowest terms or reduced fraction) is a fraction in which the numerator and denominator are integers that have no
• Partial fraction decomposition: In algebra, the partial fraction decomposition or partial fraction expansion of a rational function (that is a fraction such that the numerator and the
• Algebraic fraction: algebra, an algebraic fraction is a fraction whose numerator and denominator are algebraic expressions. Two examples of algebraic fractions are
• Egyptian fraction: An Egyptian fraction is a finite sum of distinct unit fractions, such as 1

### 'Fraction' example sentence in quotations

* To me, photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event. - Henri Cartier-Bresson