Denominator

Denominator[expr]
gives the denominator of expr.

Details and OptionsDetails and Options

  • Denominator picks out terms which have superficially negative exponents. Numerator picks out all remaining terms.
  • An exponent is "superficially negative" if it has a negative number as a factor.
  • The standard representation of rational expressions as products of powers means that you cannot simply use Part to extract denominators.
  • Denominator can be used on rational numbers.
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