short division

noun

: mathematical division in which the successive steps are performed without writing out the remainders

Word History

First Known Use

1851, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of short division was in 1851

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“Short division.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/short%20division. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

short division

noun
: mathematical division in which the steps are performed one after another without writing out the remainders
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