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

Solved Example on Divisor

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.

Related Terms for Divisor

  • Divide
  • Divisor
  • Quotient