Binary Division by Repeated Subtraction

  • Set quotient to zero
  • Repeat while dividend is greater than or equal to divisor
    • Subtract divisor from dividend
    • Add 1 to quotient
  • End of repeat block
  • quotient is correct, dividend is remainder
  • STOP

EXAMPLE

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Last updated 2001/02/12
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