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In a fraction, the denominator is below the fraction bar, the numerator is above this bar.



The numerator is also called dividend and the denominator is called divisor

       numerator   =   dividend   = quotient
 denominator    divisor 

When calculating a fraction, a remainder may arise

dividend ≡ divisor × quotient + remainder


Rational numbers

If the numerator and the denominator are both integers you have a rational number


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