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# 4.10: Division of Decimals by Whole Numbers

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### Vocabulary Language: English

Divide

Divide

To divide is split evenly into groups. The result of a division operation is a quotient.
Dividend

Dividend

In a division problem, the dividend is the number or expression that is being divided.
divisor

divisor

In a division problem, the divisor is the number or expression that is being divided into the dividend. For example: In the expression $152 \div 6$, 6 is the divisor and 152 is the dividend.
Quotient

Quotient

The quotient is the result after two amounts have been divided.

Oct 29, 2012

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