Divisor

Definition of Divisor

The quantity by which another quantity i.e. the dividend is to be divided is called the Divisor.

More About Divisor

    If the value of the divisor in an expression is zero, then the expression is undefined.

Examples of Divisor

  • In the expression Examples of Divisor= 7, 2 is the divisor.
  • In the expression Examples of Divisor= c, b is the divisor.

Video Examples: Math Tutor Clips Dividing with a Two Digit Divisor


Solved Example on Divisor

Ques: Identify the divisor in the equation 135 3 = 45.

    Choices:
    A. 3
    B. 45
    C. 5
    D. 135
    Correct Answer: A

Solution:

    Step 1: The quantity by which another quantity i.e. the dividend is to be divided is called the divisor.
    Step 2: Here, 3 is dividing 135 and 45 is the quotient.
    Step 3: So, 3 is the divisor in the equation 135 3 = 45.