Translation of fraction in Spanish:

fraction

fracción, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈfrækʃ(ə)n//ˈfrakʃ(ə)n/

noun

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    Mathematics
    fracción feminine
    quebrado masculine
    • To convert a fraction to a percentage, divide the numerator by the denominator.
    • Sometimes when working with fractions, the hardest thing to find is a common denominator.
    • Others would rewrite the fractions using common denominators.
    • You may have to multiply both fractions by different numbers to produce the same denominator for both fractions.
    • In other words, a number is rational if we can write it as a fraction where the numerator and denominator are both integers.
    • Basic operations with whole numbers, fractions, and decimals were required to solve some problems, although many items required no calculations.
    • The line between the numerator and denominator is known as the fraction bar.
    • Students added several combinations of wood in whole numbers and mixed fractions as they tested the most economical ways to use the lumber.
    • Specifically, children's responses to the less familiar quantities of zero and fractions could shed light on their performance with the more familiar whole numbers.
    • The aim of the first part is to introduce the Hindu numerals, to explain a place value system and to describe addition, multiplication and other arithmetic operations on integers and fractions in both decimal and sexagesimal notation.
    • Possibly as a consequence of that, the Greek mathematicians thought of fractions in terms of ratios of integers, rather than numbers.
    • What are the rules for converting fractions to binary and octal and vice versa?
    • Column addition was performed on whole numbers and then on fractions.
    • The math course consists of five subject areas: understanding numbers, using whole numbers, using decimals, using fractions and per cents, and working with data.
    • Use the method above to convert it into a fraction with whole numbers in the denominator.
    • They should also be able to understand basic maths and geometry, including fractions, decimals, multiplication and division.
    • The Mathematics Computation subtest assesses skills in computing with whole numbers, fractions, mixed numbers, decimals, and algebraic equations.
    • These most rarely occurring topics were: angles in a quadrilateral, fractions, fraction multiplication, properties of triangles, and the Pythagorean theorem.
    • It looks first at area problems, then looks at rules for the addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of fractions.
    • Although all these fractions are written differently, they all represent the same quantity.
    • However, the true cost is a fraction of this amount.
    • In terms of proportion, only a fraction of local cotton is transformed and exported as finished goods.
    • The council currently spends a fraction of this amount on all its other roads combined.
    • He said hundreds of lives could be saved on the roads every year for a fraction of the amount being spent on rail safety.
    • Joule also invented extremely precise thermometers, which could measure temperature changes to within fractions of a degree Fahrenheit.
    • The new process allowed mass production using a fraction of the amount of silver thereby reducing costs.
    • No one would ever notice a fraction of a cent but with the amount of financial transactions going on those fractions mounted up.
    • In this way hundreds of small adjustments can be made in a fraction of the time needed by more traditional methods.
    • Each of those putative atoms of element 115 disintegrated within fractions of a second by spontaneously ejecting an alpha particle, which contains two protons and two neutrons.
    • They had acquired the land for a tiny fraction of that amount.
    • The victim would be left with only £5,000-a fraction of the amount intended to cover his pain and suffering.
    • Her goal was $60,000 but she was only able to get a fraction of that amount.
    • It's only a fraction of the amount of money necessary to attend most private schools.
    • The parasitic wasp is quite tiny, only a fraction of the size of an adult fly.
    • Fortunately, a salvage unit was available, at a fraction of that amount.
    • If they did, the insurance company would have been charged a fraction of that amount.
    • Her eyes rest on me for a second, and I swear I can see a tiny ghost of a smile for a fraction of a second.
    • Only a fraction of the huge amount of money we pay in road taxes is put into the maintenance and building of roads.
    • That amount was only a fraction of the true value of the business, according to farmers of the former co-op.
    • Turns out that he produces some rather wonderful music consisting almost entirely of samples, usually only a fraction of a second long.
    • This is a generic term for the light hydrocarbon fractions found associated with most oil deposits.
    • Cells were collected 48 hr later, and nuclear and cytoplastic fractions were separated.
    • The ethyl acetate of the combined organic fractions was evaporated under reduced pressure.
    • Total lipid extracts were separated into neutral and polar lipid fractions by column chromatography on Florisil 60-100 mesh.
    • After incubation, the samples were treated as above, and the supernatant fractions were lyophilized.
    • The cell lysate was then centrifuged at 27 000 g for 30 min at 4°C and the soluble and insoluble fractions were separated through a syringe.
    • Soluble and insoluble fractions were separated by centrifugation at 8 000 g for 30 min at the extraction temperature.
    • Benzene is manufactured industrially by dehydrogenation and dealkylation of appropriate fractions of petroleum.
    • The resulting soluble organic fractions were analysed for polynuclear aromatic compounds and tested for mutagenic effects.
    • The gum arabic fractions were collected separately and extracted with water/chloroform.
    • The supernatant and the precipitate fractions were separated.
    • Both are produced by refining crude oil, but the kerosene fraction of the oil is a little heavier.
    • The acetone and methanol fractions were combined and dried under nitrogen.
    • Of course, there is some overlap of the boiling points and molecular size for these fractions.
    • The aqueous, ethanol and ethyl acetate fractions were slowly evaporated to dryness under vacuum and stored at 4 degreesC for biological study.
    • Oil refining separates the various fractions of petroleum by a process called fractional distillation and takes place in a large plant called a refinery.
    • The majority of the manufacturing is from the catalytic cracking of ethane, petroleum fractions, and crude oil.
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    (small amount)
    a fraction of the budget una mínima parte del presupuesto
    • we achieved the same results at a fraction of the cost obtuvimos los mismos resultados por un porcentaje mínimo del costo
    • a fraction of a second un instante
    • the car missed him by a fraction el coche no le dio por un pelo
    • his eyebrows lifted a fraction levantó ligeramente las cejas
    • the door opened a fraction la puerta se abrió ligeramente
    • a fraction higher/lower ligeramente superior/inferior
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    Chemistry
    fracción feminine