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common fraction, simple fraction - the quotient of two integers
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I split it four ways: one-fourth to Johnny, one-fourth to the ship, one-fourth to me as owner, and one-fourth to me as skipper.
Adventure," one-fourth as long, had brought him twice as much from THE MILLENNIUM.
I SHALL never forget the one-fourth serious and three-fourths comical astonishment, with which, on the morning of the third of January eighteen-hundred-and-forty-two, I opened the door of, and put my head into, a 'state-room' on board the Britannia steam- packet, twelve hundred tons burthen per register, bound for Halifax and Boston, and carrying Her Majesty's mails.
His head composed full one-fourth of his whole length, and the cue that depended from its rear occupied another.
Whe one of the vulture-like heads was cut off from the cell, th lower mandible retained its power of opening and closing Perhaps the most singular part of their structure is, tha when there were more than two rows of cells on a branch the central cells were furnished with these appendages, o only one-fourth the size of the outside ones.
At the time of the examination, one-fourth of the bipolar children were slightly manic, one-fourth were mildly depressed, and the rest were neither.
One-third moved assets to less risky investments, and one-fourth of the affluent switched some assets into vehicles with guaranteed rates of return.
When you buy a Divx movie disk--for about one-fourth the price of an ordinary DVD movie--the player lets you watch it for 48 hours.
For example, the following problem involves finding one-fourth of one-half of a whole cookie and can be represented mathematically by "1/4 of 1/2 of 1 whole" or by "1/4 x 1/2.
Even with stents, however, one-fourth of reopened vessels become obstructed again within 6 months.