The bottom number of a fraction that tells how many parts in the whole.

Example: With the fraction 1/2, 2 is the denominator. It shows that there are 2 parts in the whole.

See also: numerator

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*n]* - the divisor of a fraction

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The quantity or value on the bottom of a fraction. See also: Dividend, Improper Fractions, Numerator, Proper Fractions.

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The number below the bar in a fraction that tells how many equal parts are in the whole

Example:

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**De·nom'i·na`tor** * noun* [ Confer French

* dénominateur* .]

** 1.** One who, or that which, gives a name; origin or source of a name. « This opinion that Aram . . . was the father and

* denomination* of the Syrians in general.»

* Sir W. Raleigh.* ** 2.** * (Arith.)* ...

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1. One who, or that which, gives a name; origin or source of a name. 'This opinion that Aram . . . Was the father and denomination of the Syrians in general.' (Sir W. Raleigh) ... 2. <mathematics> That number placed below the line in vulgar fractions which shows into how many parts the integer or unit is divided. ... Thus, in 3/5, 5 is the de...

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*noun* the divisor of a fraction

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• (n.) One who, or that which, gives a name; origin or source of a name. • (n.) That part of any expression under a fractional form which is situated below the horizontal line signifying division. • (n.) That number placed below the line in vulgar fractions which shows into how many parts the integer or unit is divided.Denominator: w...

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(from the article `arithmetic`) ...is written / and is called a common fraction. It may be considered as the quotient of divided by . The number is called the denominator (it ...

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denominator In arithmetic and algebra, the number written below the line in a common fraction, which gives the denomination or value of the parts into which the integer is divided; the corresponding expression in an algebraical fraction, denoting the divisor.

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In a rational number, the number below the fraction bar; it indicates how many parts the whole is divided into.

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Type: Term Pronunciation: dĕ-nom′i-nā′tŏr Definitions: 1. The lower portion of a fraction used to calculate a rate or ratio; the population at risk in the calculation of a rate or ratio.

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the divisor of a fraction

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