Divide

x/y or Divide[x,y]

is equivalent to x y^-1.

Details

Examples

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Basic Examples  (7)

Enter in 2D form using :

Divide reduces fractions to lowest terms:

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

/ is applied sequentially:

is always converted to products and powers:

Enter ÷ using div:

Scope  (1)

Divide threads element-wise over lists:

Applications  (2)

Successive ratios in a list:

Properties & Relations  (3)

Expand quotients:

Cancel common factors in rational expressions:

Split into partial fractions:

Possible Issues  (2)

Pattern matching relies on FullForm:

Neat Examples  (2)

Array of possible fractions:

Integers that divide exactly:

Wolfram Research (1988), Divide, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Divide.html (updated 1996).

Text

Wolfram Research (1988), Divide, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Divide.html (updated 1996).

BibTeX

@misc{reference.wolfram_2021_divide, author="Wolfram Research", title="{Divide}", year="1996", howpublished="\url{https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Divide.html}", note=[Accessed: 23-July-2021 ]}

BibLaTeX

@online{reference.wolfram_2021_divide, organization={Wolfram Research}, title={Divide}, year={1996}, url={https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Divide.html}, note=[Accessed: 23-July-2021 ]}

CMS

Wolfram Language. 1988. "Divide." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. Last Modified 1996. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Divide.html.

APA

Wolfram Language. (1988). Divide. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Divide.html