remainder


Definition of Remainder

  • Remainder is the amount left over after division when one divisor does not divide the dividend exactly.

More about Remainder

  • Dividend = (Divisor × Quotient) + Remainder

Example of Remainder

  • In the above example, 2 is the divisor, 9 is the dividend, 4 is the quotient, and the left over, i.e. 1, is the remainder.

Solved Example on Remainder

Divide and write the answer with a remainder 76 ÷ 9
Choices:
A. 7 r 4
B. 8 r 4
C. 4 r 8
D. 8 r 2
Correct Answer: B
Solution:
Step 1: [Divide.]

Step 2: So, the answer with remainder is 8 r 4.

Related Terms for Remainder

  • Dividend
  • Division
  • Divisor
  • Quotient