- partial fraction
- noun Date: 1816 one of the simpler fractions into the sum of which the quotient of two polynomials may be decomposed

*New Collegiate Dictionary.
2001.*

- partial fraction
- noun Date: 1816 one of the simpler fractions into the sum of which the quotient of two polynomials may be decomposed

*New Collegiate Dictionary.
2001.*

**Partial fraction**— Fraction Frac tion, n. [F. fraction, L. fractio a breaking, fr. frangere, fractum, to break. See {Break}.] 1. The act of breaking, or state of being broken, especially by violence. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Neither can the natural body of Christ be… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English**partial fraction**— n. any of a set of fractions which add up to a given fraction [a/2xy and a/xy are the partial fractions of 3a/2xy] * * * … Universalium**partial fraction**— n. any of a set of fractions which add up to a given fraction [a/2xy and a/xy are the partial fractions of 3a/2xy] … English World dictionary**Partial fraction**— In algebra, the partial fraction decomposition or partial fraction expansion is a procedure used to reduce the degree of either the numerator or the denominator of a rational function (also known as a rational algebraic fraction). In symbols, one … Wikipedia**partial fraction**— noun Any of several fractions to the sum of which a single fraction is equal … Wiktionary**partial fraction**— par′tial frac′tion n. math. one of the fractions into which a given fraction can be resolved • Etymology: 1810–20 … From formal English to slang**partial fraction**— noun : one of the fractions into the sum of which a fraction may be decomposed … Useful english dictionary**Fraction**— Frac tion, n. [F. fraction, L. fractio a breaking, fr. frangere, fractum, to break. See {Break}.] 1. The act of breaking, or state of being broken, especially by violence. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Neither can the natural body of Christ be subject to … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English**Partial fractions in complex analysis**— In complex analysis, a partial fraction expansion is a way of writing a meromorphic function f(z) as an infinite sum of rational functions and polynomials. When f(z) is a rational function, this reduces to the usual method of partial… … Wikipedia**Partial fractions in integration**— In integral calculus, the use of partial fractions is required to integrate the general rational function. Any rational function of a real variable can be written as the sum of a polynomial function and a finite number of partial fractions. Each… … Wikipedia