Definition of numerator in English:

numerator

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

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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