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## What is N in the fraction?

M is the numerator. N is the denominator. For now M and N will be integers. A denominator cannot equal zero.

**What’s the number above the line in a fraction called?**

numerator

A fraction is made up of two numbers. The number above the line is called the numerator and the number below the line is the denominator.

### What is the number above a fraction?

Here the number above the fraction bar is the numerator, and the one below the fraction bar is the denominator. A numerator represents the number of parts out of the whole, which is the denominator. Out of a pizza having 6 slices, Rena gets 1 slice.

**What does the line on top of a fraction mean?**

Vinculum

A horizontal line placed over an expression to show that everything below the line is one group. In some countries it is the horizontal line used to separate the numerator and denominator in a fraction, also called a “fraction bar”. …

## What is the number below a fraction called?

denominator

The denominator is the number below the horizontal line of the fraction that acts as the divisor of the numerator. It is the bottom number in a fraction that shows the total number of equal parts an object is divided into. What is Denominator? 5.

**What is the number in a fraction that is above the line and signifies the number to be divided?**

Every fraction has two parts: the numerator and the denominator. Let’s take a look at a fraction to define each. Numerator: The number above the line in a fraction. It indicates how many parts of the whole are being counted.

### What is called denominator?

The bottom number in a fraction. Shows how many equal parts the item is divided into. (The top number is the numerator and shows how many parts we have.)

**What does it mean when there’s a line above a number?**

In a decimal number, a bar over one or more consecutive digits means that the pattern of digits under the bar repeats without end. For example, 0.387 = 0.387387387 . . .

## What’s the name of the line in a fraction?

The line that separates the numerator and the denominator in a fraction. Also called a Vinculum in some countries.