divide (something) by (something)

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divide (something) by (something)

To perform a division equation with two numbers. 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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