The first number is called the dividend. The second number is called the divisor. The answer is called the quotient.
There are three different types of numbers in a division problem. The number that is divided is the dividend, the one that is dividing that is the divisor, and the answer to the division problem is the quotient.
The left over number or numbers
The dividend is divided by the divisor to get the quotient.
The number being divided in a division problem is called the dividend.
The number left over in a division problem is called the "remainder".
The number which is on top of the division problem is the answer, obviously, or the quotient. :) The top number of a fraction is the numerator.
what is the answer to a division problem called
It is the middle number in the short (5~1=5) division or outside of the box in long division.