The most common division algorithm used is with long division, a process that divides parts of numbers. Long division "breaks" up the number to make division simpler.
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Dividing Special Numbers
If you divide by a fraction, multiply the dividend by the divisor's reciprocal (Note: You will see a definition of a reciprocal if you go to the article Ordinary Multiplication).
When dividing by decimals, multiply both sides by a power of 10 so the divisor is an integer.
One and Itself
Any number divided by one equals itself. Similarly, any number divided by itself equals one.
For instance: and
You CANNOT divide by 0!