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# denominator

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noun de·nom·i·na·tor \di-ˈnä-mə-ˌnā-tər\

## Simple Definition of denominator

• mathematics : the number in a fraction that is below the line and that divides the number above the line

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

## Full Definition of denominator

1. 1 :  the part of a fraction that is below the line and that functions as the divisor of the numerator

2. 2 a :  a shared trait <a common denominator> b :  the average level (as of taste or opinion) :  standard

## Examples of denominator in a sentence

1. In the fraction {frac2 the numerator is 2 and the denominator is 3.

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## denominator

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noun de·nom·i·na·tor \di-ˈnä-mə-ˌnā-tər\

## Definition of denominator for Students

1. :  the part of a fraction that is below the line <The number 5 is the denominator of the fraction 3⁄5.>

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