# Which number is the dividend

## How do you know which one is the dividend?

In division,

**the amount or number to be divided is**called the dividend. Dividend is the whole that is to be divided into parts. Here, for example, 12 candies are to be divided among 3 children. 12 is the dividend.## Is the number on top the dividend?

The

**dividend is the number being divided**, while the divisor is the number by which the dividend is divided.## Is the dividend the bottom number?

Division problems can also be written as fractions.

**The top number, or numerator, is the dividend while the bottom number, or denominator**, is the divisor. When written as a fraction, there is no assumption that anything further must be done, such as solving the division problem.## Is the dividend on top or bottom?

The first digit of the dividend (4) is divided by the divisor. The

**whole number result is placed at the top**. Any remainders are ignored at this point.## What are compatible numbers?

Compatible numbers are

**pairs of numbers that are easy to add, subtract, multiply, or divide mentally**. When using estimation to approximate a calculation, replace actual numbers with compatible numbers. … An estimate of 513 + 299 is found by mentally calculating 500 + 300 = 800.## What is the dividend of 24 divided by 3?

The result of division of 243 is

**8**.## Is divisor on the bottom?

The number that is on top is called the numerator, and the number on the

**bottom is called the denominator**(the prefix ‘de-‘ is Latin for reverse) or divisor. These two numbers are always separated by a line, which is known as a fraction bar.## Does the dividend go first?

## What is the dividend fraction?

Dividend in Fractions

When a group of items or a collection is broken down into equal parts or sections we call it a **fraction of a whole**. All fractions consist of a numerator and a denominator. The numerator part of a fraction is the dividend.

## What if the divisor is bigger than the dividend?

Remember to place

**a zero in the quotient**when the divisor is larger than the dividend. Place the decimal point in your quotient. Check your answer: Multiply the divisor by the quotient to see if you get the dividend.## What are the divisors of 16?

Divisors of numbers

Number | Prime factorization | Divisors |
---|---|---|

14 | 2 * 7 | 1, 2, 7, 14 |

15 | 3 * 5 | 1, 3, 5, 15 |

16 | 2^{4} |
1, 2, 4, 8, 16 |

17 | 17 | 1, 17 |

## How do you find the divisor when given the dividend and remainder?

When the remainder is 0,

**Divisor = Dividend ÷ Quotient**, whereas, when the remainder is non-zero, Divisor = (Dividend – Remainder)/Quotient.## Do you always divide the bigger number first?

A common misconception among students is that,

**when dividing, you always put the larger number first**. … One way to avoid the misconception of putting the larger number first is to focus instead on the parts of an equal sharing problem.## Is remainder always less than divisor?

The

**remainder is always less than the divisor**. If the remainder is greater than the divisor, it means that the division is incomplete. … For example; when 41 is divided by 7, the quotient is 5 and the remainder is 6.## How do you do 3 digit division?

## Which number goes first in division?

First, you have to know the parts of a division problem. There are three main parts to a division problem: the dividend, the divisor, and the quotient. The dividend is the number that will be divided. The divisor is the number of “people” that the number is being divided among.

## When dividing what goes in the box?

dividend

**The dividend**is the value that goes inside the division box. It is the number that you are actually dividing.

## Why does a number get bigger when you divide by a decimal?

If you’re asking what is, that’s asking how many times 0.01 goes into 50, which will be a big number (it’s 5000). And

**the smaller the number you divide by**, the bigger the answer will be. This also explains why you can’t divide by zero; zero will never go into anything other than itself.## What does dividend mean in math?

**The number that is being divided (in this case, 15)**is called the dividend, and the number that it is being divided by (in this case, 3) is called the divisor. The result of the division is the quotient.

## What is a 1 digit number?

## How do you read divisions?

The usual written symbol for division is

**(÷)**. In spreadsheets and other computer applications the ‘/’ (forward slash) symbol is used. Division is the opposite of multiplication in mathematics.