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# The name of the number above a fraction bar?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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Q: The name of the number above a fraction bar?
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### What is the number below the fraction bar in a fraction?

The number below the fraction bar in a fraction is the denominator. The number above the fraction bar is the numerator.

The numerator.

the numerator

The numerator.

### The number called above the bar in a fraction?

The numerator is the top number in the fraction and the bottom number is called the denominator.

### What is the number above the bar in a fraction?

It is called the numerator. The bottom one is the denominator.

### The number above the fraction bar that represents part of the whole is called a?

It is called a numerator.

### Changing decimals into fractions?

You have to divide the numerator (the number above the fraction bar) by the denominator (the number below thefraction bar) to get a fraction to a decimal.

### Why does the number above the fraction bar is called numerator?

It "enumerates" the portion of items being discussed.

### How do you use a fraction bar to show a fraction divided by a whole number?

Example: five eighths divided by two Treat the whole number as a number divided by one Bracket the fraction above the fraction bar and the number below the bar. So: (5/8) / (2/1) Now invert the bottom line and multiply with the top line: 5/8 * 1/2 and multiply out: = 5 / 16

### In a fraction this is the number under the fraction bar.?

It is the denominator.

### What is the definition of denominator in a fraction?

The bottom number. The number under or after the fraction bar.