Numerator

Pronunciation: /ˈnu məˌreɪ tər/ Explain

A fraction has a numerator and a denominator.[1] The numerator is on top and the denominator is on bottom. The numerator is divided by the denominator.

numerator/denominator

References

  1. Fine, Henry B., Ph. D.. Number-System of Algebra Treated Theoretically and Historically. 2nd edition. pg 12. www.archive.org. D. C. Heath & Co., Boston, U.S.A.. 1907. Last Accessed 12/19/2009. http://www.archive.org/stream/thenumbersystemo17920gut/17920-pdf#page/n21/mode/1up. Buy the book
  2. Oberg, Erik. Elementary Algebra. pg 23. www.archive.org. Industrial Press. 1914. Last Accessed 1/22/2010. http://www.archive.org/stream/elementaryalgebr00oberrich#page/n26/mode/1up/search/numerator. Buy the book
  3. Oberg, Erik. Arithmetic Simplified. pg 21. www.archive.org. Industrial Press. 1914. Last Accessed 1/22/2010. http://www.archive.org/stream/arithmeticsimpli00oberrich#page/21/mode/1up/search/numerator. Buy the book

More Information

  • McAdams, David E.. Fraction. allmathwords.org. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. 3/12/2009. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/f/fraction.html.

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McAdams, David E. Numerator. 8/7/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/n/numerator.html.

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