Divisor in Math: Definition & Example

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A number that is to be divided by a divisor is known as a:

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1. A number by which another number is divided is known as a:

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In the following problem, which number is the divisor?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are a couple mathematical terms to know when performing division. This quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of them as well as how they appear in an actual problem.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the definitions and representations of:

  • The divisor
  • The dividend

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you accurately define dividend and divisor
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the divisor of a sample problem
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast divisors and dividends

Additional Learning

To learn more about divisors and dividends, review the accompanying lesson on Divisor in Math: Definition & Example. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define divisor
  • Define dividend
  • Differentiate between divisors and dividends
  • Recognize the divisor and dividend in an example
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