What is the difference between divisor, dividend, nominator, and denominator?

1 Answer
Mar 24, 2018

Answer:

A numerator is a dividend.

A denominator is a divisor.

Explanation:

There are two common ways to express a division operation.

#a-:b=c#

#a/b=c#

These two statements are equivalent. In both cases, #a# is the numerator (or dividend) and #b# is the denominator (or divisor).