Definition of Divisor | Math Terms You Should Know

Math Definition of Devisor:

Divisor – The number by which you are dividing in a division problem.

 

Example:

  • 7 is a divisor of 42 because 42 / 7 = 6, so we can say 7 \mid 42. It can also be said that 42 is divisible by 7, 42 is a multiple of 7, 7 divides 42, or 7 is a factor of 42.
  • The non-trivial divisors of 6 are 2, −2, 3, −3.
  • The positive divisors of 42 are 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 14, 21, 42.

Examples courtesy of Wikipedia

  • Subject : Math
  • Topic : Basic Math Skills / Pre-Algebra
  • Posted By : Admin
  • Created on : 08-22-2011

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