# What is a division sentence? Definition and examples

A division sentence is a number sentence used to express division. For example, 36 ÷ 4 = 9 is a division sentence.

## Other examples of division sentences

24 ÷ 6 = 4

100 ÷ 10 = 10

81 ÷ 9 = 9

A division sentence contains the dividend, the division sign, the divisor, the equal sign, and the quotient.

In 24 ÷ 6 = 4, 24 is the dividend ÷ is the division sign, 6 is the divisor, = is the equal sign, and 4 is the quotient.

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