numerator
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mathematics : the number in a fraction that is above the line and that is divided by the number below the line
Examples of numerator in a sentence
The numerator in the fraction {frac3 is 3.
1542
First Known Use of numerator
1542
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NUMERATOR Defined for Kids
numerator
playDefinition of numerator for Students
: the part of a fraction that is above the line <3 is the numerator of the fraction 3⁄5.>
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