Division TermsWhen dividing what number goes first?If the problem is 3,348 dividedby 4, the first number(the dividend) goesinside the divisionsign. The second number(the divisor) goeson the left of the divisionsign. Next, you want to figure out how many times the divisor goesinto the dividend by looking at one digit at a time.What does divide mean?Divide. To divideis to perform the operation of division, i.e., to see how many times a divisor goes into another number divided by is written or. The result need not be an integer, but if it is, some additional terminology is used. is read " divides" and means that is a divisor of.What is number division?Divisionis the inverse of multiplication; therefore it depends on knowing the multiplication table.The problem of divisionis to find what numbertimes the Divisor will equal the Dividend. That numberis called the Quotient. ... To find the quotient, there is a method called short division.