about 1140th of

Spanish translation: aproximadamente 1/40 de

English term or phrase:about 1/40th of
Spanish translation:aproximadamente 1/40 de
Entered by: Ricardo Castaño

04:49 Feb 11, 2018
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general)
English term or phrase: about 1140th of
Me confunde la manera de expresar esta cifra en español, la frase en cuestión es:

The radiation dose from a typical chest x-ray is about 1140th of the typical natural background radiation dose that we will all receive each year.

Ricardo Castaño
Local time: 02:41
aproximadamente 1/1140 de
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Yaotl Altan
Local time: 02:41
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1/40th = "aproximadamente 1/40 de" (there was an OCR error) - Thank you!
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5 +4aproximadamente 1/1140 de
Yaotl Altan

Discussion entries: 10



1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +4
aproximadamente 1/1140 de


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Grading comment
1/40th = "aproximadamente 1/40 de" (there was an OCR error) - Thank you!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Chema Nieto Castañón: Sí, o aproximadamente una milésima parte (1/1140) de... ¿Al original le falta un uno; a/one 1140th [a/one third of]?
1 hr

agree  abe(L)solano
2 hrs

neutral  Charles Davis: Correcto para 1/1140, pero no puede ser eso lo que se intenta expresar.
5 hrs

agree  George Simon
7 hrs

agree  Rafael Molina Pulgar
11 hrs

neutral  Robert Carter: Agree with Charles, this would mean a chest x-ray is the same as the background radiation we are normally exposed to in 8 hours.
12 hrs

neutral  Christian Nielsen-Palacios: "aproximadamente" 0.0008???
2 days 19 hrs
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