(Mathematics) A relationship between two quantities, normally expressed as the quotient of one divided by the other; for example, the ratio of 7 to 4 can be written 7:4 or 7/4. A ratio can often also be expressed as a decimal or percentage.

An entity or system made up of interrelated parts:

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These two fractions are equal to each other, and also to 1530.

A fraction written in this way is called a decimal fraction; or we might define a decimal fraction as a fraction having a power of To for its denominator, there being a special notation for writing such fractions.

Fractions other than decimal fractions are usually called vulgar fractions.

The Egyptians as a rule used only unit-fractions, other fractions being expressed as the sum of unit-fractions.

The Greeks originally used unit-fractions, like the Egyptians; later they introduced the sexagesimal fractions of the Babylonians, extending the system to four or more successive subdivisions of the unit representing a degree.