- denominate number,
Origin of denominator
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Multiplying the numerator and denominator by the same number does not alter the value of the fraction.Ontario Normal School Manuals: Science of Education|Ontario Ministry of Education
It is then indicated at the extreme right of the denominator (fig. 353).The Science of Fingerprints|Federal Bureau of Investigation
In preparing a study of this kind one feels the need of limiting its scope, by reducing the denominator as Arthur Helps remarked.The Government of England (Vol. I)|A. Lawrence Lowell
The Romans commonly used fractions with denominator 12; these were described as unciae (ounces), being twelfths of the as (pound).
Where plus or minus signs occur in the numerator or denominator, brackets or a vinculum is used.Popular scientific lectures|Ernst Mach
1540s, in mathematics, from Medieval Latin denominator, agent noun from past participle stem of denominare (see denomination).