divide by

divide (something) by (something)

To divide something into a specified number of parts, which is listed after "by." OK class, now what is the answer when we divide six by two?
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divide something by something

 to perform mathematical division on something, using a particular number. Now, divide this sum by the figure in column seven. Can you divide
1. ,400 by 59?
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divide by something

to perform mathematical division by a particular number. Can you divide by sixteens? Add this figure to the next column and divide by twenty.
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The SEIU Locals Online program helps working families communicate and bridge the information divide by providing every local union with the ability to create an effective Web site that is free and easy to maintain.
Would I divide by 5, since there are only 5 days in the assessment period?
Multiply length by width by depth in feet and divide by 1.
CEO Darien Dash, who founded DME five years ago (see "Talking Tech and the Stock Market," Techwatch, January 2000), has adopted a personal and professional mission to close the digital divide by expanding hardware and software infrastructure within minority communities.
Appu Kuttan unanimously for this prestigious award because of his outstanding leadership efforts and contributions towards bridging the digital divide by advancing digital literacy in many countries over many years.
These proposals would actually widen the digital divide by abandoning competition as the driving force for innovation and broadband deployment.
We commend and thank our cable affiliates Charter, Buckeye and Massillon who are taking an important step in closing the digital divide by deploying the WISH TV program.
The Urban Challenge program helps bridge the digital divide by working directly with mayors who are committed to integrating technology into the fabric of their communities to increase access to educational programs, job-training, health care and other municipal services.
speed-up AMERICA is our initiative to help close the digital divide by helping service providers to quickly deliver high-speed Internet access to every community in the nation," said Phil Griffith, vice president of marketing for Elastic Networks.
He was proclaimed a "Technology Champion" by the Congressional Black Caucus and has been recognized for his efforts to bridge the Digital Divide by, among others, the Alliance for Public Technology, the Harlem Chamber of Commerce and the Indigenous Broadcast Center of Anchorage, Alaska.
amp;uot;By eliminating the need for a second phone line, CallWave can help bridge the digital divide by bringing the cost of going online down by as much as half,&uot; said Geoff Kleinman, publisher of the Kleinman Report.
amp;uot;We're committed to bridging the divide by providing fast, reliable, unlimited and totally free access in English and Spanish.
announced today that it will begin closing the digital divide by introducing free, unlimited, no credit card required, Internet access on several of its new Spanish/English portals, through its partnership with 1stUp.
A leader in the Los Angeles civic and financial communities, Jenkins will be instrumental in the launch of this first-of-its-kind, cutting edge, interactive community Web site that is designed to bridge the Digital Divide by providing content, community and e-commerce relevant to multi-ethnic groups.