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The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.
The Common School Arithmetic ... - Page 44
by James Stewart Eaton - 1868 - 312 pages

The Gilbert Arithmetics, Book 2, Parts 1-2

Charles H. Gleason - Arithmetic - 1910 - 536 pages
...7. 1. Which number is the dividend? The divisor? The quotient ? The sign -r- is read " divided by." Division is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another. It is equivalent to the repeated subtraction of equal subtrahends, and is the opposite of multiplication...

Elementary Arithmetic, Part 1; Part 3

Charles William Morey - Arithmetic - 1910 - 360 pages
...Mrs. Mason bought 12 yards of dress goods at 72 cents a yard. How much did she pay for it ? DIVISION The process of finding how many times one number is contained in another number, or of finding one of the equal parts of a number, is division. The number to be divided is...

Railway Signaling, Volume 1

School of Railway Signaling (Utica, N.Y.) - Railroads - 1910 - 444 pages
...6,202 ties are needed, how many ties will be needed for laying thirteen miles of track? DIVISION 70. The process of finding how many times one number is contained in another is called division. 71. The number to be divided is called the dividend. 72. The number by which we...

A Primary Arithmetic

Charles William Morey - Arithmetic - 1910 - 248 pages
...Mrs. Mason bought 12 yards of dress goods at 72 cents a yard. How much did she pay for it ? DIVISION The process of finding how many times one number is contained in another number, or of finding one of the equal parts of a number, is division. The number to be divided is...

Soulé's Philosophic Practical Mathematics: Designed for the Use of ...

George Soulé - Business mathematics - 1910 - 1042 pages
...Squaring Numbers. 163. 1G4. 105. 1GG. 107. 168. 169. 170. 171. 172. 27J, AliIVISION. ( DECREASING). 207. Division is the process of finding how many times one number is equal to another, which is used as a unit of measure. Or, differently defined, it is the process of...

Charles W. Morey - Arithmetic - 1911 - 452 pages
...32 40 56 64 80 48 72 93 Multiply by 33J ; 16\$ ; 50 : 34. 6 12 24 18 48 30 72 36 42 60 DIVISION Oral Division is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another number, or of finding one of the equal parts of a number. What is the sign of division ? What does...

Intermediate Arithmetic

Charles William Morey - Arithmetic - 1911 - 274 pages
...envelope, and puts a 2-cent stamp on each envelope, how mucli does she pay for all ? DIVISION Oral Division is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another number, or of finding one of the equal parts of a number. The dividend is the number to be divided....

Kimball's Commercial Arithmetic: Prepared for Use in Normal, Commercial and ...

Gustavus Sylvester Kimball - Business mathematics - 1911 - 444 pages
...45 " Oats .34 56 " Barley .65 115 " Potatoes .86 124 " Apples .48 12 bbl. Onions 1.35 DIVISION 72. Division is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another. 73. The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide. The quotient...