##### Asked by: Eduvijis Zehetbauer

asked in category: General Last Updated: 12th February, 2020# What is the number that divides the dividend?

**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.