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Fraction vs. Ratio

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Fractionnoun

A part of a whole, especially a comparatively small part.

Rationoun

A number representing a comparison between two named things.

Fractionnoun

A ratio of two numbers, the numerator and the denominator, usually written one above the other and separated by a horizontal bar.

Rationoun

(arithmetic) The relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient).

Fractionnoun

(chemistry) A component of a mixture, separated by fractionation.

Rationoun

(legal) Short for ratio decidendi.

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Fractionnoun

In a eucharistic service, the breaking of the host.

Rationoun

The relation which one quantity or magnitude has to another of the same kind. It is expressed by the quotient of the division of the first by the second; thus, the ratio of 3 to 6 is expressed by

Fractionnoun

A small amount.

Rationoun

Hence, fixed relation of number, quantity, or degree; rate; proportion; as, the ratio of representation in Congress.

Fractionnoun

The act of breaking, or state of being broken, especially by violence.

Rationoun

the relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient)

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Fractionverb

To divide or break into fractions.

Rationoun

the quantitative relation between two amounts showing the number of times one value contains or is contained within the other

‘the ratio of men's jobs to women's is 8 to 1’;

Fractionnoun

The act of breaking, or state of being broken, especially by violence.

‘Neither can the natural body of Christ be subject to any fraction or breaking up.’;

Ratio

In mathematics, a ratio indicates how many times one number contains another. For example, if there are eight oranges and six lemons in a bowl of fruit, then the ratio of oranges to lemons is eight to six (that is, 8∶6, which is equivalent to the ratio 4∶3).

Fractionnoun

A portion; a fragment.

‘Some niggard fractions of an hour.’;

Fractionnoun

One or more aliquot parts of a unit or whole number; an expression for a definite portion of a unit or magnitude.

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Fractionverb

To separate by means of, or to subject to, fractional distillation or crystallization; to fractionate; - frequently used with out; as, to fraction out a certain grade of oil from pretroleum.

Fractionnoun

a component of a mixture that has been separated by a fractional process

Fractionnoun

a small part or item forming a piece of a whole

Fractionnoun

the quotient of two rational numbers

Fractionverb

perform a division;

‘Can you divide 49 by seven?’;

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