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division algorithm

noun, Mathematics
1.
the theorem that an integer can be written as the sum of the product of two integers, one a given positive integer, added to a positive integer smaller than the given positive integer.
2.
any systematic process for calculating the quotient of two numbers.
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Examples for division algorithm
  • Typical instruction of the division algorithm fails to justify why one brings down a number during the process.
  • Experience with these algorithms may enhance understanding of the traditional long division algorithm.
  • Experience with these algorithms may enhance understanding of the traditional long-division algorithm.

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