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No, if you have a remainder larger than your whole number, you must have divided incorrectly. very good

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4/8=0.5 The factors of a whole number are whole numbers by which the given number can be divided without any remainder. No whole number larger than 4 can be divided into 4, so 8, being larger than 4, cannot be a factor of 4.

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Why does the remainder be greater then the divvisor?

The remainder can be greater than the divisor when the dividend is significantly larger than the divisor. In division, the remainder is the amount that is left over after dividing the dividend by the divisor. If the dividend is much larger than the divisor, it is likely that the remainder will also be larger than the divisor.

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The result could be a whole number or a fraction. But whatever it is, it's smaller than the original whole number.

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Then divide the remainder again by the divisor until you get a remainder smaller than your divisor or an remainder equal to zero. The remainder in a division question should never be larger than the "divisor", but the remainder often is larger than the "answer" (quotient). For example, if 435 is divided by 63, the quotient is 22 and the remainder is 57.