English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "fraction"

Only a fraction of those who try to immigrate to this country each year are actually acceptedThese desserts taste like the rich desserts you love, but at a fraction of the calories.

Only a fraction of those who try to immigrate to this country each year are actually accepted.

You can buy regular jeans at a fraction of the cost you'd pay for designer jeans.

He only waited for a fraction of a second before honking his horn.

Fifty percent can be expressed as the fraction one half.

My son is learning fractions in his arithmetic class this week.

The Dow Jones industrial average is up a fraction of a point to 2518.77 today.

Police are able to intercept only a tiny fraction of the illegal drugs that enter this country every year.

The children were busily converting fractions to numbers with decimal points.

The bullet missed his heart by only a fraction of an inch.

Over its entire lifetime of 10 billion years, our sun will not lose any appreciable fraction of its mass.

She opened her eyes just a fraction, but then quickly closed them again.

Rosalyn Sussman once suggested that we still live in a world in which a significant fraction of people, including women, believe that a woman belongs, and wants to belong exclusively in the home.

Someone once suggested that in any group of people, a small fraction will be leaders, a larger fraction will be followers, and a substantial proportion just won't want to get involved.

Robert Heinlein once said, Most people can't think, most of the remainder won't think, the small fraction who do think mostly can't do it very well.

The sun contains more than 99.8 percent of the total mass in our solar system, Jupiter contains most of the rest, and the fractional percentage that is left consists of our earth and moon, and the remaining planets and asteroids.

There are fractionally more women in the world than men.

Only 2.5% of the Earth's water is fresh, and only a fraction is accessible.

An experiment at an American university in the early 1980s showed that chimpanzees can understand fractions.

Goulden, Nation and Read have noted that in a language like English, even native speakers know only a fraction of the vast total of words.

Studies show that only a fraction of the world's one billion young people know how one becomes infected by HIV.

Most people only eat a fraction of the fruits and vegetables that should be eaten in order to maintain a healthy diet.


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