Division in Binary

Learn how to divide numbers in binary.

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Division method

For binary division, we will make use of the long division method we use with decimal numbers, which is:

AA )B\overline{)B} , where AA is the divisor and BB is the dividend.

There are some base rules in binary division:

  • 1÷1=11\div1 = 1
  • 0÷1=00\div1 = 0

Division by 00 is undefined, so there are no rules utilizing it.

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