¹ *Source: wiktionary.com*

### Definition of Fractions

**1.** fraction [v] - See also: fraction

### Lexicographical Neighbors of Fractions

### Literary usage of Fractions

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

**1.** *Higher Mathematics for Students of Chemistry and Physics: With Special* by Joseph William Mellor (1902)

"Integration by Resolution into Partial **Fractions**.

**containing higher powers of x in the numerator than in the denominator, may be reduced to a ..."**

**Fractions****2.**

*Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and*edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)

"t-ff, would be 271-530, but expressed in terms of 100 it would be 171530. notation came to be generally accepted, instance, the continued sum ",

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**Fractions****3.**

*The Scholar's Arithmetic; Or, Federal Accountant...: The Whole in a Form and*by Daniel Adams (1825)

"How are Decimal

**written ? 9. How do Decimals differ from Vulgar**

**Fractions****? ;t, / „JO. How can it be ascertained what the denominator to a Decimal ..."**

**Fractions****4.**

*Journal of the American Chemical Society*by American Chemical Society (1914)

"4- position of the first fraction against the weight of that fraction, the composition that would result by mixing the first and second fractions, ..."

**5.**

*Science*by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1905)

"We can ignore these considerations because the fallacy of Mr. Hedrick's claim is due chiefly to his assumption that the use und study of fractions can be ..."

**6.**

*Algebra: An Elementary Text-book, for the Higher Classes of Secondary*by George Chrystal (1904)

"INVERSE METHOD OF PARTIAL

**. § 6.] Since we have seen that a sum of rational fractions can always be exhibited as a single rational fraction, ..."**

**Fractions****7.**

*The North American Arithmetic*by Frederick Emerson (1842)

"If the numerator or denominator, or both, be whole or mixed numbers, reduce them to improper fractions: multiply the denominator of the lower fraction into ..."