Math Definitions - Letter N


Definition of Numerator

Definition of Numerator

A numerator is the numeral up the top of a fraction.

It tells you how many parts of an object or number there are.

The numeral down the bottom of a fraction is called its denominator. It tells you how many equal parts an object or number has been divided into.


The aim of this dictionary is to provide definitions to common mathematical terms. Students learn a new math skill every week at school, sometimes just before they start a new skill, if they want to look at what a specific term means, this is where this dictionary will become handy and a go-to guide for a student.


Year 1 to Year 12 students

Learning Objectives

Learn common math terms starting with letter N

Author: Subject Coach
Added on: 6th Feb 2018

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