3rd Class Mathematics Division Introduction

Introduction

Category : 3rd Class

*         Introduction

 

Division is the basic arithmetic operation and this the inverse process of multiplications. The symbol for the notation of division is .

The symbol for the notation of division is also known as obelus. Obelus means a line between two dots. In this chapter we will learn about the division on various type of numbers.

Division is the inverse process of multiplication and repeated subtraction. It determines the one value is how many times greater than another value. It is expressed in the form of where a is the dividend and denoted by capital latter of English alphabet D and b is divisor denoted by small letter d. The number which tells how many times the division has been carried out is called the Quotient and denoted by 'Q’. The number which is left after the division is called the remainder and denoted by ‘R. The symbol for the notation of division is .  

 

 

 

The division of x by y is represented by:

(a)   

(b)  

(c)  

(d) Both A and B  

(e) None of these  

Answer (d)  

Explanation: The division of x by y is represented by either  or

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