Definition of short division in English:

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short division

Pronunciation: /SHôrt dəˈviZHən/


Arithmetical division in which the quotient is written directly without a succession of intermediate calculations.
Example sentences
  • With short division, you divide, multiply, and subtract in your head.
  • I showed the pupil how to use short division to find the answer.
  • To do this by short division we make the long division symbol upside down and carry the remainders like this.

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Syllabification: short di·vi·sion

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