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numerator

Maths the dividend of a fraction

numerator

[′nü·mə‚rād·ər]
(mathematics)
In a fraction a/b, the numerator is the quantity a.
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The matrix of numerator relationships among the SSS inbred lines and among the NSSS inbred lines was inverted with a separate program and written to files usually written by a program in the MTDFREML package that calculates elements of the inverse of the numerator relationship matrix from a list of animals with sires and dams following rules of Quaas (1976).
Such improved accuracy might be due to the fact that numerator relationship matrix used for BLUP was substituted by the genomic relationship matrix derived from the similarity of genotype of all markers with Mendelian sampling.
a]), where A is the numerator relationship matrix (defined above).