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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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Muller had already proposed continued fractions with all numerators equal 2 in one of his publications [9].
Considering only the range of numerators which did not produce outliers, the sum of squared residuals (or squared numerical errors) was calculated.
The various numerators are all measuring something slightly different.
These two versions have the same numerator, net income, but version 2 averages the denominator while version 1 does not.
When one applies [PSI] on it, it gives an efficient algorithm to compute the numerator of the reduced fraction of [[PSI].
The consequence is our second main result: if we give to the graph of a poset P a rooted map structure, we have a combinatorial non-inductive formula for the numerator of [[PSI].
To do so is in effect to compare numerators to numerators of fractions.
workers are more productive than their Mexican counterparts does not by itself explain comparative advantage, any more than the value of a numerator alone establishes the value of a fraction.
net liquid assets to the numerator and by subtracting an estimate of the value of land from the numerator.
In either case, the foregone interest expense--aftertax--must be added to the EPS numerator.
Second, the numerator is not affected by inventory profits or by depreciation schedules used in preparing the underlying tax returns.