Thread: Implementing divison for bignum ?

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    Implementing divison for bignum ?


    Can any 1 help me in figuring out how to implement division for arbitrary sized integers ?
    I have implemented + , - , * operators..

    i am unable to figure out how to implement long division ..

    Any help would be appreciated :-)

    Thanks !

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    Re: implementation of division operator

    I think we can do division operation by using bitwise right shift operator.
    x/2 it will give 5
    x>>2 also gives 5.

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