How to Type Division Sign (÷) in Computer

Type Division Sign or Divided By (÷) in Computer

One of the basic mathematical symbol is division sign (÷) . However, the default keyboard layout does not have a division key. You can use the keyboard shortcuts to type division sign in your computer.

If you are an average computer user, you might find it difficult to type division or divided by symbol (÷). Especially if you're writing math formulas that use math symbols heavily. But it doesn’t have to be difficult. Especially now that you are reading this guide.

In this article, you can choose any of the 3 options for division sign/symbol. Let this be your easy and simple guide for a keyboard shortcut on how to make a division sign on your PC.

How to Type Division or Divided By (÷) in Computer?

Option 1: Hold Alt key in your keyboard while typing 0247: Alt + 0247 = ÷

Option 2: Another option is to copy this division sign ÷ and paste it wherever you want. 
Choose which size you need
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If you're having any trouble copying the division sign, highlight the division sign above and right click with your mouse then click Copy. 

Option 3: You can also click on the "Copy the Sign" button we provided below.


Then, you can paste that anywhere you want, be it on another website, on Microsoft excel, in a textpad editor, etc.

That's it! You’ve just learned how to type division sign (÷) in computer. If you still want something to be clarified about this symbol, please let me know in the comments section below.

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