Fraction
In common usage a fraction is any part of a unit.
See fraction (mathematics), for mathematical meanings and links to
- vulgar fractions, i.e. rational numbers written as one integer (the numerator) divided by a non-zero integer (the denominator),
- quotient field, generalization of the above, including rational functions which can be decomposed in partial fractions,
- continued fractions, which are expression such as <math>a_0 +\frac{1}{a_1 +\frac{1}{a_2 + ...}}<math>, where the a_{i} are integers,
- pedagogical material and related links.
In religion:
- In some Christian denominations, the Fraction is the ceremonial act of breaking the bread during Communion.
In politics, used in the past by Communists:
- "A Fraction is a Party organisation inside a representative or delegate body. (It is also used for a grouping of all the Communists and their followers inside a trade union or similar organisation.)" (Communist Party of Great Britain, 1922.)
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