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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.
Compare
Euclidean algorithm
.
2.
any systematic process for calculating the quotient of two numbers.
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