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In a division, the divisor is below the division bar, the dividend is above this bar.



The dividend is also called numerator and the divisor is called denominator

     Dividend   =     Numerator   = Quotient
  Divisor   Denominator 

When calculating a division, a remainder may arise

Dividend ≡ Divisor × Quotient + Remainder


Rational numbers

If the dividend and the divisor are both integers you have a rational number


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