numerator

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Pronunciation[change]

  • enPR: no͞oʹ-mər-ā'-tər, IPA (key): /ˈnuː.mər.ˌeɪ̯.tər/
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Noun[change]

Singular
numerator

Plural
numerators

The numerator in the fraction is 3.
  1. (countable) In a fraction, the numerator is the top number. It tells you how many parts there are out of a whole.
    In the fraction 3/4, the numerator is 3 and the denominator is 4.