# tanto por uno en peso de

## English translation: decimal fraction by weight of

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 Spanish term or phrase: tanto por uno en peso de English translation: decimal fraction by weight of Entered by:

 14:14 Aug 5, 2019
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Tech/Engineering - Environment & Ecology / Landfills
 Spanish term or phrase: tanto por uno en peso de I need some specialist help with getting the wording right for this formula, please. It is to do with the dissolved organic carbon (DOC) found in waste. Many thanks, as always. DOC: fracción de carbono orgánico biodegradable en el residuo: DOC=0,4∙A+0,17∙B+0,15∙C+0,3∙D A: tanto por uno en peso de la fracción de papel y textiles B: tanto por uno en peso de la fracción de resto de podas de jardín y bosques C: tanto por uno en peso de la fracción de restos de alimentos D: tanto por uno en peso de la fracción de madera
 ComunicanUnited Kingdom Local time: 23:49
 decimal fraction by weight of Explanation:Decimal fraction is numerically identical with percentage, except the decimal point is moved two places. Decimal fraction is the amount of a component of something, divided by the amount of the whole something. It is often computed by weight, but is sometimes computed by volume as well. In our case, for example, for A, the weight of the paper & textiles in the residue divided by the total weight of the residue: decimal fraction A = (paper & textiles)/(total weight). The percentage uses the computation of the decimal fraction as the first step, then multiplies by 100: A expressed as a percentage = [(paper & textiles)/(total weight)] X 100
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5decimal fraction by weight of
 TomWalker
4weight parts per unit
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weight parts per unit

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 MPGSLocal time: 00:49Works in fieldNative speaker of: SpanishPRO pts in category: 4

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decimal fraction by weight of

Explanation:
Decimal fraction is numerically identical with percentage, except the decimal point is moved two places. Decimal fraction is the amount of a component of something, divided by the amount of the whole something. It is often computed by weight, but is sometimes computed by volume as well. In our case, for example, for A, the weight of the paper & textiles in the residue divided by the total weight of the residue:
decimal fraction A = (paper & textiles)/(total weight).
The percentage uses the computation of the decimal fraction as the first step, then multiplies by 100:
A expressed as a percentage = [(paper & textiles)/(total weight)] X 100

 TomWalkerUnited StatesLocal time: 15:49Specializes in fieldNative speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in category: 8
 Many thanks Tom (and everyone else who helped)

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