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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
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## Airframe and Powerplant Mechanics: Powerplant Handbook

United States. Flight Standards Service - Airframes - 1976 - 568 pages
...(3) (5) (2) - 210 7 21 105 7 3 35 X3 X5 X2 or X5 X2 X6 21 105 210 35 6 210 Division of WhoU Numbers The process of finding how many times one number is contained in a second number is called division. The first number is called the divisor, the second the dividend,...
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## Short-cut Math

Gerard W. Kelly - Mathematics - 1984 - 134 pages
...something wrong in the multiplication, in the check, or in both. V. DIVISION 5-1. Basic Principles Division is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another. It is a rapid way of subtracting. Thus, 84-2=4 means that 2 is contained in 8 four times, or that 2...
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## Learning to Teach Number: A Handbook for Students and Teachers in the ...

Len Frobisher - Mathematics - 1999 - 348 pages
...multiplication, however. Mathematically, division means dividing one number by another, in the sense of finding how many times one number is 'contained in' another. The mathematical meaning is applied when we convert the ratio 3:2 to 1.5:1, that is, 3 contains 2 'one...
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