Divisor
Pronunciation: /dɪˈvaɪ zər/ Explain
 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
 Jones, Burton. Elementary Concepts of Mathematics. pg 74. www.archive.org. MacMillan and Company. 1947. Last Accessed 8/6/2018. http://www.archive.org/stream/elementaryconcep029487mbp#page/n95/mode/1up/search/divisor. Buy the book
 Gilbert, Jimmie; and Gilbert Linda. Elements of Modern Algebra. 6th edition. pp 7172. Thomson, Brooks/Cole. 2005. Buy the book
Cite this article as:
McAdams, David E. Divisor. 7/4/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/d/divisor.html.
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