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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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In this example, the whole number (1) is multiplied by the denominator of the fraction (4).
Because the foreign-source income is taxed at ordinary income tax rates in column 2, the numerator (foreign-source income) is not adjusted on line 2, but the denominator (taxable income before exemptions) is adjusted on line 5.
Type 2 denominators will divide into each other an even number of times.
To arrive at the common Arab denominator, the leader - be that one person or a collective body - must be able to convince as many Arab leaders as possible what the critics says: that the days of ruling people without their proven and verifiable consent are over.
Denominator: Total number of adult patients having had a qualified ICU stay.
``And through The End I've created a small niche for that kind of music in London and those lowest common denominator Djs don't get asked to play at The End But Mr C is clear about certain definitions and refuses to call what he does underground.
So, while it is important to keep the difference between the numerator and denominator of the degree ratio in mind, this should not significantly impair its usefulness as an indicator of progress at the national level.
One category of Delta Factor analysis determines the percentage change in the ratio's denominator value (the B in Ratio A/B) dictated by a targeted percentage change in the ratio itself along with a budgeted percentage change in the numerator component.
Surveillance for infections in home care will require methods to identify appropriate numerator and denominator data for calculating infection rates for inter- and intra-agency comparison and benchmarks.
Excellent performance and productivity is measured and managed best through a careful understanding of the economics of an enterprise as reflected in a simple numerator and denominator. Some examples of useful "numerator/denominator" metrics are: sales per employee, profit per employee, loan originations per lender, earnings per share, etc.
The denominator describes the frequency dependent error of the photocurrent-to-voltage conversion.
The fear was that giving buyers more information about what prices others are paying will drive market levels to the lowest common denominator. That's what economists call an e-fficient market.