The top part of a fraction
The bottom part of a
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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