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## de·nom·in·a·tor

(dĕ-nom'i-nā'tŏr),
The lower portion of a fraction used to calculate a rate or ratio; the population at risk in the calculation of a rate or ratio.
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## denominator

Epidemiology The lower part 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-yrs, etc. at risk
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By observation, the sequence of numbers in the numerator of the above sequence, have a pattern of generation which is the same as that in the denominator. That is, the next term is found by multiplying the previous term by six and then subtracting the term before the previous one.
The denominator of the 2nd order model using equation (3) is obtained as,
When a number is found that is a multiple of both denominators, the fractions are then expressed in terms of the common denominator, so 2/5 is 8/20 and 3/4 is 15/20.
After introduction, students were given an index card with the mnemonic strategy: (L) Look at the denominator and sign.
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