I've mentioned it before on this forum, but the answer to the question above is hopefully clear if you remember how you first learned quotients and remainders. If you have 23 apples and 6 children, and you want to give each child the same number of apples, you can give each child at most 3 apples, and then you'll have 5 apples left over. So when we divide 23 by 6, the quotient is 3 and the remainder is 5.

If instead you have 2 apples and 13 children, then you can give each child 0 apples, and you have 2 left over. So when you divide 2 by 13, the quotient is 0 and the remainder is 2.

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