# Denominator meaning

An example of a denominator is the red hair color shared by all members of a family.

An example of a denominator is a common level of writing expected in a composition class.

An example of a denominator is the "2" in the fraction "½."

4 is the *denominator* of^{3}_{4}

^{2}/

_{7}, 7 is the denominator.

The success of the film demonstrates the denominator of public taste.

## Origin of denominator

- From Late Latin
*dēnōminātor*(“that which names”).### From Wiktionary