12th November 2019


What is the symbol called in long division?

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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-subtraction sign, minus sign
x or ⋅multiplication sign
÷ or /division sign

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.
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