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## Is the dividend on top or bottom?

The first digit of the dividend (4) is divided by the divisor. **The whole number result is placed at the top**. Any remainders are ignored at this point. The answer from the first operation is multiplied by the divisor.

## Is divisor the same as denominator?

As nouns the difference between denominator and divisor

is that denominator is (**arithmetic**) the number or expression written below the line in a fraction (thus 2 in ½) while divisor is (arithmetic) a number or expression that another is to be divided by.

## How do the numerator and denominator of a fraction compare with the dividend and divisor of a division expression?

When fractions represent division, **the denominator acts as the divisor and the numerator is the multiplier**. This means that 3/4 is three times what you get when you divide a whole into four parts. … Students need to understand that numerator is the same as the dividend and denominator is the same as the divisor.

## What is dividend equal to?

Dividend = **Divisor x Quotient + Remainder**. It is just the reverse process of division. In the example above we first divided the dividend by divisor and subtracted the multiple with the dividend.

## What comes first divisor or dividend?

Begin the long division algorithm by writing the **dividend** inside the division symbol and the divisor outside it, to the left. The quotient will go on top.

## Which number is the dividend?

In division, the amount or number to be divided is called the dividend. Dividend is the whole that is to be divided into parts. Here, for example, 12 candies are to be divided among 3 children. 12 is the dividend.

## Where is the divisor and dividend?

The divisor is the **number appearing to the left, or outside, of the division bracket**, while the dividend appears to the right, or underneath, the division bracket.

## How do you divide when divisor is larger than dividend?

Remember to place a zero in the quotient when the divisor is larger than the dividend. Place the decimal point in your quotient. Check your answer: **Multiply the divisor by the quotient** to see if you get the dividend.

## Are dividends mandatory?

Definition: Dividend refers to a reward, cash or otherwise, that a company gives to its shareholders. … However, **it is not obligatory for a company to pay dividend**. Dividend is usually a part of the profit that the company shares with its shareholders.

## What is reciprocal in math?

The reciprocal of a fraction is **just switching the numerator (top number) and the denominator (bottom number)**. The negative reciprocal takes the negative of that number.