# In fractions, the number above the division line is the _________; the number below the division line is the ___________. (2-1) ### Contemporary Mathematics for Busin...

8th Edition
Robert Brechner + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305585447 ### Contemporary Mathematics for Busin...

8th Edition
Robert Brechner + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305585447

#### Solutions

Chapter 2, Problem 1CR
Textbook Problem

## In fractions, the number above the division line is the _________; the number below the division line is the ___________. (2-1)

Expert Solution
To determine

To fill: The blank spaces in the statement, “In fractions, the number above the division line is the _____; the number below the division line is ____.”

Solution:

In fractions, the number above the division line is the numerator; the number below the division line is denominator.

### Explanation of Solution

In fractions, the number above the division line is the numerator; the number below the division line is denominator.

The number present on top of the division line of a fraction is called numerator. The number present on bottom of the division line of a fraction is called denominator.

Numerator represents the dividend and denominator represents the divisor in the division.

Example:

NumeratorDenominator=45

Therefore, the correct fill for the blanks are numerator and denominator.

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