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numerator

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noun nu·mer·a·tor \ˈnü-mə-ˌrā-tər, ˈnyü-\

Simple Definition of numerator

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of numerator

  1. 1 :  the part of a fraction that is above the line and signifies the number to be divided by the denominator

  2. 2 :  one that numbers

Examples of numerator in a sentence

  1. The numerator in the fraction {frac3 is 3.



1542

First Known Use of numerator

1542

Rhymes with numerator

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NUMERATOR Defined for Kids

numerator

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noun nu·mer·a·tor \ˈnü-mə-ˌrā-tər, ˈnyü-\

Definition of numerator for Students

  1. :  the part of a fraction that is above the line <3 is the numerator of the fraction 3⁄5.>





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