Q: What is the division symbol?

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The quotient

The symbol separating the dividend from the divisor in a long division that is drawn as a right parenthesis (or sometimes a straight vertical bar) with an attached vinculum extending to the right seems to have no established name of its own. It can therefore simply be termed the "long division symbol," or sometimes the division bracket.

100/4 is a division problem. 100(4) is a multiplication problem.

the divide symbol (/)

obelus (singular form) obili (plural form)

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The division symbol is "/" as in, 10/5 = 2 Is is the same as a fraction. As in, 1/2 = 0.5

slash

first division

/

The quotient

The symbol separating the dividend from the divisor in a long division that is drawn as a right parenthesis (or sometimes a straight vertical bar) with an attached vinculum extending to the right seems to have no established name of its own. It can therefore simply be termed the "long division symbol," or sometimes the division bracket.

It is the forward slash, '/' that signifies a division on the qwerty keyboard: 15 / 3 = 5 for example. If you use copy and paste on a calculator: 15 ÷ 3 = 5 you can paste in the division symbol.

It is the forward slash, '/' that signifies a division on the qwerty keyboard: 15 / 3 = 5 for example. If you use copy and paste on a calculator: 15 ÷ 3 = 5 you can paste in the division symbol.

2nd division

Usually a slash, or division symbol. Miles per hour = mi/hr

A division sign is called an obelius.

passed with first division