# 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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### 2. In the following problem, which number is the divisor? 35 / 7

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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

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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