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Q: Why does a whole number divided by a fraction less than one have an answer greater than the whole number dividend?
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What is The dividend or number being divided in a fraction is called the?

It is called the dividend.


What is dividend in math?

The dividend is the number being divided. In a fraction, the top number is the dividend and the bottom number is the divisor.


What is The dividend or number being divided in a fraction?

It is the numerator.


What is a divisor and a dividend?

Divisor-A divisor is a number divided by another number.Ex: 6 divided by 3=2Dividend- A dividend is the number that another number is being divided by.Ex: 8 divided by 2=4


When a whole number greater than one is divided by a unit fraction less than one the quotient is always greater than the dividend true or false?

True.


Why does a unit fraction less than one is divided by a who number greater than 1 the quotient is always greater than the dividend?

Yes, but this is true of not just unit fractions but any positive number.


What will happen when you divide by a fraction?

If the dividend (the number being divided into) is zero, then there is no change in value as the result is also zero; Otherwise:if the fraction is a proper fraction (the numerator is less than the denominator) then the (absolute) value of the dividend will increase; otherwiseif the fraction is an identity (the numerator equals the denominator) then the value of the dividend will not change; otherwisethe fraction is an improper fraction (the numerator is greater than the denominator) and the (absolute) value of the dividend will decrease.


The dividend or number being divided in a fraction is called?

The numerator is divided by the denominator in a fraction as for example 3/4 = 0.75 as a decimal.


Is the number that divided the dividend?

The divisor is divided into the dividend and the answer is the quotient


What is the difference between a divisor and dividend?

Divisor: the number by which a dividend is divided Dividend: a number to be divided


What a dividend?

A dividend is the number that is divided by the divisor


When you divide a whole number by a fraction less than 1 will the quotient be greater or less than the whole number?

Generally, the quotient of a whole number divided by a fraction will be greater than that whole number, because division is simply multiplying the dividend by the reciprocal of the divisor. For instance: 2 / (1/2) = 2 * (2/1)

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