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# Lesson 3.1: Division

## Symbols

$÷\phantom{\rule{.3em}{0ex}}\text{divided by}$
⠐⠌

## Explanation

The divided by sign is a two-cell symbol. It is formed with a dot five prefix, and a dots three four root. As a general rule, no space is left before and after the sign of operation when the expression is written in horizontal format.

The sign of operation terminates numeric mode. The numeric indicator is required before a numeral that follows the sign of operation.

### Example 1

$10÷5$
⠼⠁⠚⠐⠌⠼⠑

### Example 2

$32÷4$
⠼⠉⠃⠐⠌⠼⠙

### Example 3

$45÷9=5$
⠼⠙⠑⠐⠌⠼⠊⠀⠐⠶⠀⠼⠑

### Example 4

$\text{What is}\phantom{\rule{.3em}{0ex}}27÷3\text{?}$
⠠⠱⠁⠞⠀⠊⠎⠀⠼⠃⠛⠐⠌⠼⠉⠦

### Example 5

$72÷4$
⠼⠛⠃⠐⠌⠼⠙