Translation of division sign in Spanish:

division sign

signo de división, n.

noun

Mathematics

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    signo de división masculine
    signo de dividir masculine
    • Several people have written to tell me that the colon-like division sign is used in elementary education in their country.
    • In school you might have been taught to use an ‘X’ as the multiplication sign and the horizontal line with two dots as the division sign.
    • The division sign is never used in scientific formulas.
    • The division sign was in Rahn's time known either as the obelus or sometimes the obelisk, from a Greek word meaning a roasting spit.
    • Change the division sign to a multiplication sign.