# TI-BASIC:Divide

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**Command Summary**

Returns the division of two numbers.

**Command Syntax**

*value1* / *value2*

**Menu Location**

Press [/]

TI-83/84/+/SE

1 byte

The / (divide) operator takes two numbers, variables, or expressions and divides them, thus returning a single new value. The / operator appears higher in the order of operations than both + and -, so if those appear in an expression, / will be executed first. In addition, the * operator has the same order of operations as /, so the calculator simply executes them left to right in the order that they appear.

:1/1 1 :5→X :2/3X 3.333333333 :2→A:3→B :A/B/B/A .1111111111

# Related Commands

# Error Conditions

**ERR:DATA TYPE**is thrown if you divide by a matrix.**ERR:DIVIDE BY 0**is thrown if you divide by 0 or a undefined variable.