Divisor
Pronunciation: /dɪˈvaɪ zər/ ?
 Figure 1: Fraction 

A dividend is an
expression
that is divided by another expression. A divisor is an
expression that divides another expression. In figure 1, the expression
3x+2 is the
divisor and the expression
x  1 is the
dividend. Divisor
can also be an integer that divides another integer evenly.

References
 divisor. http://wordnet.princeton.edu/. WordNet. Princeton University. (Accessed: 20110108). http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=divisor&sub=Search+WordNet&o2=&o0=1&o7=&o5=&o1=1&o6=&o4=&o3=&h=.
 dividend. http://wordnet.princeton.edu/. WordNet. Princeton University. (Accessed: 20110108). http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=divisor&sub=Search+WordNet&o2=&o0=1&o7=&o5=&o1=1&o6=&o4=&o3=&h=.
 Jones, Burton. Elementary Concepts of Mathematics, pg 74. MacMillan and Company, 1947. (Accessed: 20100112). http://www.archive.org/stream/elementaryconcep029487mbp#page/n95/mode/1up/search/divisor.
 Gilbert, Jimmie; and Gilbert Linda. Elements of Modern Algebra, 6th edition, pp 7172. Thomson, Brooks/Cole, 2005.
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