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Q: What is a number dividing in a division?

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The number doing the dividing in a division problem

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dividend

you should multiply the number you are dividing by your answer

A divisor is the number in a division problem, that you are dividing by to get your answer.

a quotient is the answer to a division problem. The divisor is the number of parts you divide the dividend by. The dividend is the number you are dividing.

Only if you are dividing by a decimal or a fraction.

The dividend is divided by the divisor to get the quotient.

When do you use long division?You use long division when the number you are dividing is too big to do in your head or use short division.

The dividend is divided by the divisor to get the quotient.

The dividend is divided by the divisor to get the quotient.

No. It is the number by which you are dividing. This may be the larger or the smaller number, depending on the problem.

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