The / Command


Command Summary

Divides one number by another.

Command Syntax

value1 / value2

Menu Location

Press the [/] key to paste /.

Calculator Compatibility

This command works on all calculators.

Token Size

1 byte

The / operator divides two numbers, variables, or expressions. It has higher priority than + and -, so it will be done before them; it has the same priority as *.


Though division by zero isn't allowed, it will not cause an error; instead it returns the value undef — short for "undefined." Dividing by a variable that hasn't been defined yet will cancel it if it occurs on both sides: 5*x/x will equal 5; a short warning will be given to the effect that this isn't valid for x=0.

Related Commands

  • - (subtract)
  • * (multiply)
  • + (add)

See Also

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