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short division

noun, Mathematics.
division, especially by a one-digit divisor, in which the steps of the process are performed mentally and are not written down.
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First recorded in 1895-1900 Unabridged
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short division

the division of numbers, usually integers, that can be worked out mentally rather than on paper
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