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How to Pronounce fraction?

Correct pronunciation for the word "fraction" is [fɹˈakʃən], [fɹˈakʃən], [f_ɹ_ˈa_k_ʃ_ə_n].

"Fraction" in context

A fraction is described as a mathematical expression which expresses an amount which is not a whole number. The representation of a fraction comprises of two components, a numerator before the division sign and a denominator following the division sign. The numerator represents the numerously parts of a whole quantity whilst the denominator gives the total number of parts a quantity is divided into. For example, 4/5 is a fraction which tells us 4 parts out of a whole quantity made up of five equal parts.

Fractions are a powerful tool used in almost all branches of mathematics. In addition, fractions are used in real world situations.

Usage over time for fraction:

This graph shows how "fraction" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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