But these would account for only a small fraction of the deal's value.
They sold them cheap, often for a fraction of their real value.
Put another way, the ships were being sold for a fraction of their real value.
You can buy these lots as investment real estate today for a tiny fraction of their actual value.
When a work was completed, he would sell it from his studio for a fraction of its value.
Surplus military knife blades were available at a fraction of their value.
Without them those lands would be worth only a fraction of their current value.
But the metal represented no more than a fraction of its value.
As over thirty years had passed, the money was worth a fraction of its original value.
Those securities will now be converted into common stock worth a small fraction of their original value.