Q: What is the number used to divide another number?

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It is a factor of that number.

A factor.

divisor

You will get another positive number.

when you divide a number by another number and your answer goes on and on

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If you can divide a certan number by another number it is divisible by that number.

The quotient

Not necessarily. 8 is a multiple but it does not divide evenly into 5.

It means it can divide into the other number evenly with no remainder.

It means that number can divide into the other number evenly, with no remainder.

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Because if you divide a factor from the another number you will get the corresponding factor

Divisor

Not necessarily. When you divide by a fraction, the answer can be bigger than both of them. 6 ÷ 1/5 = 30

A number is called a factor when it can divide evenly into another number with no remainder. Integers only.

A factor or a divisor is a number that will divide into another number evenly and leaving no remainder.

The divisor