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In a fraction, the divisor is below the fraction bar, the dividend is above this bar.



The dividend is also called numerator and the divisor is called denominator

       numerator   =   dividend   = quotient
 denominator    divisor 

When calculating a fraction, a remainder may arise

Dividend ≡ Divisor × Quotient + Remainder


Rational numbers

If the dividend and the divisor are both integers you have a rational number


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