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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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The medium and hard levels were really appropriate for older students who are capable of doing the calculations and comparing different denominators.
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