The **numerator** is a term widely used in the world of mathematics as it **is used when forming fractions** .

## What is the numerator?

Before knowing what the **numerator** is, you must know what the fractional or broken number is. A **fractional ****or broken ****number** within **mathematics** is one that expresses one or more **equal parts within the** unit. A broken or fraction consists of two numerical parts called the **numerator** and **denominator** . The **numerator** is the one that indicates the parts that are taken and the **denominator** is the one that indicates how many parts **the whole or unit** has been **divided into** . This translates as follows: In the following **fraction 2/4** the **denominator 4** who indicates that the whole has been divided into four equal parts while **the numerator 2** is the one that indicates that two parts of those four have been taken.

- Definition
- What is it for
- features
- Rationalization
- Examples

## Definition

According to the **encyclopedic dictionary of the Oceano publishing house, it** is defined as: “ *He who numbers; of the devices used for numbering. Mat. Basic , within a fraction the term that is found at the bottom of the streak broken* . “

## What is it for

The **numerator** , together with the **denominator** , helps to **form** the **fractions** , being one of the **fundamental supports** of **mathematics** . It helps to know exactly how to separate an element into several parts in equal ways.

## features

One of the most important characteristics that numerators have are their names. These are:

- If the
**unit**is divided into two equal parts this will be called**media**. - If the
**unit**is divided into three equal parts this will be called**thirds**. - If the
**unit**is divided into four equal parts, it will be called**rooms**. - If the
**unit**is divided into five equal parts this will be called**fifths**. - If the
**unit**is divided into six equal parts this will be called**sixth**. - If the
**unit**is divided into seven equal parts this will be called**seventh**. - If the
**unit**is divided into eight equal parts this will be called**eighths**. - If the
**unit**is divided into nine equal parts it will be called**ninth**. - If the
**unit**is divided into**ten**equal parts, these parts are called**tenths**. - If the
**unit**is divided into**eleven**or more equal parts to the name of the number, simply add the ending**avo**.- Example: If the unit is divided into eleven equal parts these parts are called
**elevenths**, - If the unit is divided into
**fifteen**equal parts these parts are called**fifteenths**.

- Example: If the unit is divided into eleven equal parts these parts are called

## Rationalization

The **Rational Numbers** or Fractions are all those which relate the terms “a” and “b” within a quotient:

** TO**

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** B**

“A” can formulate any integer or zero, for example 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, …

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*sevenths***Numerator**.

**In the case of ****“b” it** personifies the **number of parts into which the Whole is divided, the Unit** . That is why it is called the **Denominator** , because it establishes what we are talking about.

## Examples

In the following list there are several statements and in the next part their answers:

- A
**block**is separated into**two parts**equal and takes**one**. - A
**sheet**is separated into**five parts**and**three pieces**are distributed . - A
**cupcake**is separated into**twenty**equal**parts**and**all the pieces**are taken**.** - A
**pizza**is divided into**thirty-three**equal parts and**25 pieces**are taken**.** - 1/2 = part of an
**apple**= parts the apple was divided into; where 1 is the numerator and 2 is the denominator. - 3/5 = parts of a
**sheet**= parts the sheet was divided into where 3 is the numerator and 5 is the denominator. - 20/20 = parts of
**cupcake**= parts the cupcake was divided into where 20 is the numerator and 20 is the denominator. - 25/33 = Parts of
**pizza**= Parts into which the pizza was divided; where 25 is the numerator and 33 is the denominator.

In the following list the numerators will be marked:

- 4/9
**numerator**4 - 2/3
**numerator**2 - 7/5
**numerator**7 - 24/13
**numerator**24 - 9/129
**numerator**9 - three ninth
**numerator**t3 - One third
**numerator**1 - six fifths
**numerator**6 - one hundred thirteen and five thirteenths
**numerator**113 - two twenty nine
**numerator**2