partial fraction definition by Webster's New World
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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
partial fraction definition by American Heritage Dictionary
One of a set of fractions having a sum equal to a specified fraction.