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partial fraction
partial fraction
^{}
noun
Algebra.
one of the
fractions
into
which
a given fraction can be resolved, the sum of such simpler fractions being equal to the given fraction:
Partial fractions of 5/
(
x
^{2}
−x
)
are 5/
(
x−1
)
and −5/x.
Origin:
1810–20
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partial fraction
—
n
maths
one of a set of fractions into which a more complicated fraction can be resolved
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