# Function NUMERATOR, DENOMINATOR

### Syntax

• numerator rationalnumerator
• denominator rationaldenominator

### Description

numerator and denominator reduce rational to canonical form and compute the numerator or denominator of that number.

numerator and denominator return the numerator or denominator of the canonical form of rational.

If rational is an integer, numerator returns rational and denominator returns 1.

### Examples

```
(numerator 1/2)

→
1

(denominator 12/36)

→
3

(numerator -1)

→
-1

(denominator (/ -33))

→
33

(numerator (/ 8 -6))

→
-4

(denominator (/ 8 -6))

→
3

```

None.

None.

None.

### Notes

```
(gcd (numerator x) (denominator x))

→
1

```