Divide

x/y or Divide[x,y]

is equivalent to x y^-1.

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Basic Examples  (7)

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Enter in 2D form using :

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Divide reduces fractions to lowest terms:

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Force a numerical result by including a decimal point in the input:

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/ is applied sequentially:

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is always converted to products and powers:

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Enter ÷ using div:

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Scope  (1)

Applications  (2)

Properties & Relations  (3)

Possible Issues  (2)

Neat Examples  (2)

See Also

Times  DivideBy  GCD  Quotient  Mod  Convergents  DiscreteRatio  Ratios

Tutorials

Introduced in 1988
(1.0)
| Updated in 1996
(3.0)