Definition of Numerator

the top number of a fraction

Examples of Numerator in a sentence

If you divide the numerator by the denominator, you will be able to determine the percentage of something. ๐

Even though the numerator may be any numeral, the denominator canโt be zero. ๐

The math teacher drew a line and instructed the students to put the numerator first and then write the denominator underneath. ๐

โRemember you can reduce your fraction to lowest terms by dividing both the numerator and denominator by the same number,โ reminded the math teacher. ๐

The first step to making an improper fraction from a mixed number is to multiply the denominator to the integer and add in the numerator. ๐

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