Long Division Symbol. 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.Furthermore, where is the division symbol on my keyboard?

**Division**sign on

**keyboard**isn't something like you studied in school. Type Alt-246. Press and hold the Alt key while you type 2 4 6 on the numeric keypad, not the numbers across the top of the

**keyboard**. You need to have Num-lock on.

What is the symbol for dividing?

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Symbol | Name |
---|---|

- | subtraction sign, minus sign |

x or ⋅ | multiplication sign |

÷ or / | division sign |

= | equal |

What is a sign for division?

The

**division sign**or is written as a horizontal line with dot above and dot below (obelus), or a slash or horizontal line: ÷ / — The**division sign**indicates**division**operation of 2 numbers or expressions. For example: 6 ÷ 3 = 2.