# Division Sign

The division sign or is written as a horizontal line with dot above and dot below (obelus), or a slash or horizontal line:

÷ / –

The division sign indicates division operation of 2 numbers or expressions.

For example:

6 ÷ 3 = 2

6 / 3 = 2

means 6 divided by 3, which is the division of 6 by 3, which is equal to 2.