This multiplied by 5/4 gives the total loss for the aliquot portion taken.
aliquot, al′i-kwot, adj. such a part of a number as will divide it without a remainder.
Incommensurable is a mathematical term, applying to two or more quantities that have no common measure or aliquot part.
They must secure for the states of the Southern Republic their aliquot share of the varied treasures of the West.
Practice is performed by taking "aliquot parts;" to be a man of some "parts" is therefore necessary.
Varro tells us that "in aliquot sacris et sacellis scriptum habemus, Ne quid scorteum adhibeatur: ideo ne morticinum quid adsit."
Or the third term of the proportion may be multiplied by the denominator of the fraction representing the aliquot part.
It was out of the clients for aliquot parts that the lottery-office-keepers reaped a heavy harvest.
Lesser quantities may be formed also, but still they correspond to aliquot parts of the full team of eight oxen.
Mix the solution well, pour through a dry filter and determine the dextrose in an aliquot.
aliquot al·i·quot (āl'ĭ-kwŏt', -kwət)
n.
A portion of the whole, especially one of two or more samples of something that have the same volume or weight.