In a division problem, the dividend is the number or expression that is being divided.
In a division problem, the divisor is the number or expression that is being divided into the dividend. For example: In the expression , 6 is the divisor and 152 is the dividend.
An identity element is a value which, when combined with an operation on another number, leaves that other number unchanged. The identity element for addition is zero, the identity element for multiplication is one.
A mixed number is a number made up of a whole number and a fraction, such as .
The multiplicative inverse of a number is the reciprocal of the number. The product of a real number and its multiplicative inverse will always be equal to 1 (which is the multiplicative identity for real numbers).
The quotient is the result after two amounts have been divided.
A real number is a number that can be plotted on a number line. Real numbers include all rational and irrational numbers.
The reciprocal of a number is the number you can multiply it by to get one. The reciprocal of 2 is 1/2. It is also called the multiplicative inverse, or just inverse.
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This concept reviews the division of real numbers.