# numerator

## NounEdit

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*countable*) In a fraction, the**numerator**is the top number. It tells you how many parts there are out of a whole.*In the fraction 3/4, the***numerator**is 3 and the denominator is 4.

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*countable*) In a fraction, the**numerator**is the top number. It tells you how many parts there are out of a whole.*In the fraction 3/4, the***numerator**is 3 and the denominator is 4.