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- This page describes the dyadic arithmetic function. For reciprocal of a single argument, see Reciprocal.
÷) is a dyadic scalar function which gives the arithmetic ratio of its arguments. Divide shares the glyph
÷ with the monadic arithmetic function Reciprocal, and its result is the left argument divided by the right argument.
2 0 5÷4 0 2 0.5 1 2.5 3j1 2.5 4j5÷2 1j1 .2 1.5J0.5 1.25J¯1.25 20J25 ⎕DIV←1 ⍝ this sets division by 0 to always return 0 2 0 5÷4 0 0 0.5 0 0
Division is anti-commutative: swapping the arguments yield the reciprocal of the result.
Reduction and scan
Reduction with Division gives the alternating product.
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