Numerator
The top part of a fraction
The bottom part of a
fraction
 the
denominator  shows how many parts the whole is divided into. The top part  the numerator  indicates how many of the parts we have.
A way to remember
Thinking about the two parts of a fraction  the numerator and denominator  it is sometimes hard to remember which is which.
The word 'numerator' is based on the word 'number'  so the NUMerator shows the NUMber of pie slices. It goes on top.
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