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# What is the number that divides the dividend?

3 = 5. The number that is divided is called the dividend and the number which the dividend is being divided by is the divisor. The answer to a division problem is the quotient.

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Likewise, people ask, which number is the dividend?

then 15, the number on the right of the division sign ÷ , is called the divisor. It is the number we have to multiply to get 60. 60 is called the dividend; it is the number being divided by 15. 4 is called the quotient.

Furthermore, what are the division terms? The terms used in division are dividend, divisor, quotient and remainder.

• Division is repeated subtraction. For example: 24 ÷ 6.
• For example:
• Quotient × Divisor + Remainder = Dividend.

Similarly, it is asked, what is a dividend in a division problem?

There are four terms which describe the four numbers in a division problem. The dividend is the number that is being divided. The divisor is the number that the dividend will be divided by. In this example 7 is the divisor, 49474 is the dividend, 7067 is the quotient and 5 is the remainder of the division.

What is the quotient divisor and dividend?

Dividend, Divisor, Quotient and Remainder. The number which we divide is called the dividend. The number by which we divide is called the divisor. The result obtained is called the quotient. The number left over is called the remainder.

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