# denominator

29 07, 2017

## What are whole numbers? – Math

By |2017-07-29T16:57:42-07:00July 29th, 2017|Math|Comments Off on What are whole numbers? – Math

A number line is infinite in both directions. Whole numbers are the numbers you learned when you were first learning to count - one, two, three, four, five and so [...]

29 07, 2017

## Which one is the numerator? Fractions

By |2017-07-29T16:41:01-07:00July 29th, 2017|Math|Comments Off on Which one is the numerator? Fractions

A pie cut into thirds The numerator of a fraction is the number on the top, just as the denominator is the number on the bottom. In the fraction 1/2, the numerator is one, and in [...]

29 07, 2017

## What are fractions? – Math

By |2019-06-12T09:13:22-07:00July 29th, 2017|Math|Comments Off on What are fractions? – Math

A fraction of a pie: What are fractions? We started with whole numbers When we first thought about the number line, we counted only in whole numbers - we went straight from zero [...]

29 07, 2017

## Which one is the denominator? Fractions

By |2017-07-29T14:52:00-07:00July 29th, 2017|Math|Comments Off on Which one is the denominator? Fractions

A pie cut into thirds The denominator of a fraction is the number on the bottom (the top is the numerator). In the fraction 1/2, the denominator is 2. In the fraction 45/66, the denominator [...]

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27 07, 2017

## Medieval Islamic mathematics

By |2019-10-07T05:03:36-07:00July 27th, 2017|Islam, Math|Comments Off on Medieval Islamic mathematics

Indian numbers and medieval Islamic mathematics Indian numbers About 630 AD, just before the Islamic empire got started, people in West Asia learned from traders or traveling scholars about "Arabic" numbers. Indian mathematics The invention [...]

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