# 2nd Class Mathematics Division Word Problems

Word Problems

Category : 2nd Class

### Word Problems

In this section we will learn about some real life problems based on division. How many bundles of pencils can you make out of pencils?

Explanation-

Total number of pencil divided by one bundle of pencil bundles. If a mini-bus can carry children then how many mini buses would be needed to carry children?

Explanation-

Total number of children is divided by capacity of one

mini- bus (28 children ) mini bus. • Division means equal distribution.
• The simple of division is horizontal line and two dots .
• The number which gets divided is called the DIVIDEND, debited by capital 'D".
• The number which divides the dividend is called the DIVISOR, denoted by 'd'.
• The number which tells us how many times the division has been carried out is called the QUOTIENT, denoted b 'Q'.
• The number which is left after the division is called the REMAINDER, denoted by 'R'.
• The division should be continued till the remainder is either '0' or less than the divisor (D).
• Number divided by itself gives the quotient • Number divided by , is the number itself .
• 0 divided by any number is • A number cannot be divided by . • Division describes two distinct but related settings.
• Division is often shown in algebra and science by placing the dividend over the divisor with a horizontal line, also called a vinculum or fraction bar, between them.

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