# What is a proportional divider used for?

**Proportional Dividers**to Transfer Drawing Scale or Equally Divide Lines & Circles. A

**proportional divider**is an instrument

**used by**artist and draftsman to maintain scale ratio when transferring design elements from a 3 dimensional object, drawing, or photo to another surface.

A.

### What is the purpose of the divider?

**Dividers**are one of the earliest and most basic types of mathematical instrument. In their simplest form,

**dividers**consist of a jointed pair of legs, each with a sharp point. They can be used for geometrical operations such as scribing circles but also for taking off and transferring dimensions.

#### What are the uses of Compass?

A**compass**is an instrument used for navigation and orientation that shows direction relative to the geographic cardinal directions (or points). Usually, a diagram called a**compass**rose shows the directions north, south, east, and west on the**compass**face as abbreviated initials.#### Which way is west?

The four cardinal directions or cardinal points are the directions north, east, south, and**west**, commonly denoted by their initials N, E, S, and W. East and**west**are at right angles to north and south, with east being in the clockwise direction of rotation from north and**west**being directly opposite east.#### What direction am I going?

the side u are**facing**in the morning is east, back is west, left hand side is north, right hand side is South. Also in the evening time the**direction**of E W and N S alters to find polar star you have to find 7 star constellation which is easily visible.

B.

### What is a dividers used for in metal work?

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**Dividers**(or compass) are**used**for marking out work. Sharp points can be**used**to scribe the workpiece, creating arcs and circles. They can also be**used**to measure the distance between two points. They provide a high degree of accuracy and repeatability.#### What is the use of a divider?

Dividers are one of the earliest and most basic types of**mathematical**instrument. In their simplest form, dividers consist of a jointed pair of legs, each with a sharp point. They can be used for geometrical operations such as scribing circles but also for taking off and transferring dimensions.#### What is the use of cutting tools?

In the context of machining, a**cutting tool**or cutter is any**tool**that is used to remove material from the work piece by means of shear deformation.**Cutting**may be accomplished by single-point or multipoint**tools**.#### What is a layout tool?

**Layout Tool**. (marking**tool**), an instrument used in laying out workpieces to scribe lines, center punch, measure lengths, and mark off sections, angles, and circles. A surface gauge equipped with a micrometer screw and a height gauge is used for marking off with greater precision and for measuring.

C.

### What is divider in Division?

divide,

**division**, dividend, divisor. • to divide or**division**is sharing or grouping. a number into equal parts. • dividend: the number being divided.#### How do you calculate a dividend?

To**calculate dividend**yield, use the**dividend**yield**formula**. This can be done by dividing the annual**dividend**by the current stock price: For example, if stock XYZ had a share price of $50 and an annualized**dividend**of $1.00, its yield would be 2%. When the 0.02 is put into**percentage**terms, it would make a 2% yield.#### What does division mean for kids?

**Division**is splitting into equal parts or groups. It is the result of "fair sharing". Example: there are 12 chocolates, and 3 friends want to share them,**how do**they divide the chocolates?#### What is dividend in a divide?

The number that is**divided**is called the**dividend**and the number which the**dividend**is being**divided**by is the divisor. The answer to a**division**problem is the quotient.

Updated: 18th November 2019