In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Mathematicsfracción femininequebrado 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.
2(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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