Definition of numerator in English:


Syllabification: nu·mer·a·tor
Pronunciation: /ˈn(y)o͞oməˌrātər


  • The number above the line in a common fraction showing how many of the parts indicated by the denominator are taken, for example, 2 in 2/ 3.
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    • To convert a fraction to a percentage, divide the numerator by the denominator.
    • In other words, a number is rational if we can write it as a fraction where the numerator and denominator are both integers.
    • We stop when the fraction has a numerator or a denominator of 1.

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