The denominator is the bottom number of a fraction that describes the number of equal parts that make up the whole. In the fraction 3/8, for example, '8' is the denominator, indicating that it will take eight total portions to have one complete whole.

The number on the bottom of a fraction. Population data are often referred to as "denominator data", as they are used as denominators to calculate population-based rates.

(1) The number of equal parts into which the whole (or ONE or unit) is divided. In the fraction , b is the denominator or the number written below the line.

The number or mathematical expression below the line in a common fraction. For the fraction, "½ (one half)," "2" is the denominator. The infant mortality rate is determined by calculating the fraction, "number of infant deaths divided by number of live births," and then multiplying the result by "1,000." In this example, the "number of live births" is the denominator of the fraction.

The bottom number in a fraction Example: 15/16 16 is the denominator

The denominator is the bottom number of a fraction. (Numerator is the top number) The Denominator is the total number of parts.

The bottom half of a fraction.

the divisor of a fraction

For the fraction, a/b, b is the denominator.

The number or expression in the bottom of a fraction or rational expression. The denominator of 3/4 is 4.

The bottom symbol or number of a fraction.

Bottom number in a fraction. In epidemiology, the denominator usually represents a population group or a group of people at risk of a specific disease.

The lower portion of a fraction used to calculate a rate or ratio. In a rate, the denominator is usually the population (or population experience, as in person-years, etc.) at risk.

The denominator is the lower portion of a fraction used to calculate a rate or ratio. In a rate, the denominator is usually the population at risk.

The quantity below the line indicating the number of units into which a whole is divided.

The number below the line in a fraction. Denotes how many parts make up the whole.

The number of equal parts into which a whole (or ONE or unit) is divided. In the fraction a/b, b is the denominator. See also numerator.

The denominator is the bottom number in a fraction.

Any number , except for zero, in a fraction written in the form a/b.

In a rational number, the number below the fraction bar that indicates how many parts the whole is divided into. See also numerator.

The bottom number of a fraction. For 1/2 the denominator is .

The bottom number in a fraction. In 1/2, 2 is the denominator.