denominator


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denominator

the divisor of a fraction, as 8 in ⅞

denominator

[də′näm·ə‚nād·ər]
(mathematics)
In a fraction, the term that divides the other term (called the numerator), and is written below the line.
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Items asked students to add and subtract fractions with like denominators and unlike denominators where the larger denominator could serve as the common denominator (e.
a trip to work or school), then the distance denominator is likely best for comparing risks.
Just like other forms of nationalism, Kurdish nationalism places emphasis on differences rather than on common denominators.
To investigate the fractions with 14 as the denominator there is no need to use the calculator except as a check on students' division ability.
What happens if cardinal number names are used in the denominator instead of ordinals?
The denominator for this QI does not count those people who were comatose or had indwelling catheters or ostomies on the most recent assessment.
The method of Gutman et al [2] and Lucas method cannot be implemented for this system as per their limitation that they are not applicable whenever the order of the denominator n of the original system differs from its numerator order m by more than one for m < n.
Because in does not own more than 50% of the stock directly or indirectly of any EAG member, the JV stock owned by B is included only in the denominator hut not in the numerator of the fraction.
The common denominator I regret to state is that the North Wales Police have not been able to bring the culprits to justice (unless there have been announcements in the Press contrary that I have missed).
In the case of a data protection/business continuance plan, the common denominator should be an automated tape solution," says Bob Raymond, StorageTek's manager of Tape Product Engineering.
Nevertheless,, the specified method of dropping the certainty stratum and strata with high sampling rates from the denominator of the calculation does not represent good statistics and may even provide an incentive for bad sample design by discouraging some of the best methods of control of sampling variability, namely larger certainty and high sampling rate strata.
The leader must be one with the resources to act swiftly to find a common Arab denominator so that a collective Arab leadership can come up with an offer for the stabilisation of Iraq, an offer which the Bush administration cannot refuse in this year of US presidential elections.