Division divided into equal parts or groups. The division is a method of distributed a group of things into equal parts. It is one of the four basic operations of arithmetic, which gives a fair result of sharing. The division is an operation inverse of multiplication.

It is the result of “equal sharing”.

**Example:**

**20 divided by 5 = ?**

If you take 20 things and put them into five equal sized groups, there will be 4 things in each group. The answer is 4.**20 divided by 5 = 4**

**Symbols for Division**

There are a number of signs or symbols that people may use to indicate division. The most common use symbol is division sign (÷) , A symbol consisting of a short horizontal line with a dot above and a dot below, is sometimes used to signify mathematical division, and another symbols for division can be slash (/) Or a line.

**Example signs for “a divided by b”:****a ÷ b****a / b**