division algorithm

noun Mathematics.

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.
any systematic process for calculating the quotient of two numbers.

Nearby words

  1. divisi,
  2. divisibility,
  3. divisible,
  4. division,
  5. division algebra,
  6. division of labor,
  7. division of labour,
  8. division ring,
  9. division sign,
  10. divisional

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