Division is the reverse of multiplication. It is the method of finding out how many times one

number goes into another number. To divide 8 by 4 means to find out how many tines 4 will go into 8.

As in multiplication, you have a division table; and you should be familiar with it. If you do not

know the division table, turn to page 65 and review it now.

The sign for division is or )

When the division sign appears between two numbers, it means that the first**_**number is to be

divided by the second number. For example 16 4, means to

16 by 4.

4 16

Look at this division problem.

115

Quotient

Divisor

3

Divedend

or the same problem could be written like this:

Dividend

345

Divisor

3

=

1 1 5 Quotient

5

In the problem 2 ) 1 2 5

5

The divisor is

.

The dividend is

.

The quotient is

.

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