In math terms, both the numerator (federal non-discretionary spending) and the denominator (GDP) are nominal values which include inflation so any inflationary effects cancel.

Two signs are missing in the numerator of the indefinite integral.

But this legislation is going to increase that percentage, by either increasing the number of unprofitable customers (the numerator) or decreasing the total number of customers .

Mike Slive in San Diego Union Tribune Using the number of automatics, the 34 as a numerator, and 299 as a denominator, that means about 11 percent of these teams eligible will be selected as at-large entries,Slive said. "That's 1 in 9." "So as we have said again and...