# What is the top part of a fraction called?

## What is the top part of a fraction called?

First, a fraction is made up of two integersone on the top, and one on the bottom. The top one is called the numerator, the bottom one is called the denominator, and these two numbers are separated by a line.

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## What are parts of fractions called?

Every fraction has two parts: a top number and a bottom number. In math terms, these are called the numerator and the denominator

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## What is the top and bottom of a fraction?

The top number is the Numerator, it is the number of parts you have. The bottom number is the Denominator, it is the number of parts the whole is divided into.

## What does the top of a fraction represent?

A fraction has two parts. The number on the top of the line is called the numerator. It tells how many equal parts of the whole or collection are taken. It shows the total divisible number of equal parts the whole into or the total number of equal parts which are there in a collection.

## What does numerator of a fraction mean?

Definition of numerator 1 : the part of a fraction that is above the line and signifies the number to be divided by the denominator.

## What does a bar over a fraction mean?

A fraction bar separates the numerator and denominator of a fraction. It indicates that a division of the numerator by the denominator will be performed. View our Lesson on Fractions.