Divisors of 15
Here we will define what "the divisors of 15" means and show you how to find the divisors of 15.
First, note that in a division problem like x divided by y equals z, x is the dividend, y is the divisor, and z is the quotient as illustrated here:
Dividend / Divisor = Quotient
Divisors of 15 are all the unique whole number divisors that make the quotient a whole number if you make the dividend 15:
15 / Divisor = Quotient
To find all the divisors of 15, we first divide 15 by every whole number up to 15 like so:
15 / 1 = 15
15 / 2 = 7.5
15 / 3 = 5
15 / 4 = 3.75
Then, we take the divisors from the list above if the quotient was a whole number. This new list is the Divisors of 15.
The Divisors of 15 are as follows:
1, 3, 5, and 15.