# How do I divide in an Excel spreadsheet?

## How do I divide in an Excel spreadsheet?

To divide two numbers in Excel, you type the equals sign (=) in a cell, then type the number to be divided, followed by a forward slash, followed by the number to divide by, and press the Enter key to calculate the formula.

**Is there a division function in Excel?**

Tip: If you want to divide numeric values, you should use the “/” operator as there isn’t a DIVIDE function in Excel. For example, to divide 5 by 2, you would type =5/2 into a cell, which returns 2.5. The QUOTIENT function for these same numbers =QUOTIENT(5,2) returns 2, since QUOTIENT doesn’t return a remainder.

**What button is divide in Excel?**

You can insert a division symbol by shortcut key in Excel. Select a cell you will insert division symbol, hold the Alt key, type 0247 and then release the Alt key. Then you can see the ÷ symbol is showing in the selected cell.

### What is the symbol for dividing?

÷

noun Arithmetic. the symbol (÷) or (/) placed between two expressions and denoting division of the first by the second.

**What is remainder formula?**

Remainder Formula As we know, Dividend = Divisor × Quotient + Remainder. Accordingly, the remainder formula is given as: Remainder = Dividend – (Divisor × Quotient)

**How do you split data in Excel?**

In Excel, you can also split an unmerged cell using the Text to Columns option. Select the cells you want to split into two cells. On the Data tab, click the Text to Columns option. In the Convert Text to Columns Wizard, if you want to split the text in the cells based on a comma, space, or other character, select the Delimited option.

#### What is the formula for Division in Excel?

How to Use Divide Formula in Excel? Division operator can be used in excel by using the arithmetic operator slash (/) forward slash. For example, click on the cell A2 with the mouse pointer and enter = sign and type the division sign (/) forward slash as =B2/C2 and press the enter key, where b is the dividend and c is the divisor which will give you the desired output.

**How do you divide by the same cell in Excel?**

To divide two numbers in Excel, you type the equals sign (=) in a cell, then type the number to be divided, followed by a forward slash, followed by the number to divide by, and press the Enter key to calculate the formula. For example, to divide 10 by 5, you type the following expression in a cell: =10/5.

**How do you split text in Excel?**

1. Select the data range that you want to separate the text and number. 2. Then click Kutools > Text > Split Cells, see screenshot: 3. In the Split Cells dialog box, select Split to Columns option under the Type section, and then check Text and number from the Split by section, see screenshot: