Thread: Array Division

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    Array Division

    What is the best way to divide numbers that are stored in arrays(one location is one digit). My first thought would be just to keep minusing until the number is no longer smaller then the number it is going into. But if in an example like this 99999999999/1 it would hang up the system. So what is the best way to handle this? Thank you.

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    How do you divide using pen and paper?
    Use the same algorithm in your program.
    Last edited by Sang-drax : Tomorrow at 02:21 AM. Reason: Time travelling

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    oooooo. that would be cool to show to the user on the screen...
    *i can see it now...*


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