divide verb definition in Mathematical terminology topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

divide

 verb: Mathematical terminology topic
1 [transitive, intransitive] divide (something) by something to find out how many times one number is contained in another 30 divided by 6 is 5 (= 30 ÷ 6 = 5).2 [intransitive, transitive] divide (something) into something to be able to be multiplied to give another number 5 divides into 30 6 times.

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