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Examples of numerator in a Sentence
The numerator in the fraction 3/5 is 3.
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More candidates competing for fewer votes has left Democrats grappling with both a numerator and denominator problem in Orange County.

But this reflects the denominator rising, not the numerator shrinking: investment relative to GDP is in line with 1990s levels.
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First Known Use of numerator
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NUMERATOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of numerator for English Language Learners

mathematics : the number in a fraction that is above the line and that is divided by the number below the line
NUMERATOR Defined for Kids
Definition of numerator for Students
 3 is the numerator of the fraction ³/₅.
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