Origin of numerator
Examples from the Web for numerator
Historical Examples of numerator
There was a numerator, and that was Hugh; there was a nought below and that was she.Dodo's Daughter
E. F. Benson
The denominator of decimals is never written, the dot placed before the first figure of the numerator expressing its value.
A vulgar fraction is reduced to a decimal by dividing the numerator (increased sufficiently with ciphers) by the denominator.
One factor in the numerator and one in the denominator make a “pair” of factors.Turning and Boring
Franklin D. Jones
It is indicated at the extreme right of the numerator in the classification.The Science of Fingerprints
Federal Bureau of Investigation
1540s, from Late Latin numerator "counter, numberer," agent noun from numerat-, past participle stem of numerare "to count, number," from numerus "a number" (see number (n.)).