What does it do?

Divides two numbers

Formula breakdown:

=number1 / number2

What it means:

=the number being divided / the number you are dividing by


In Excel dividing numbers together is really easy!

The Division Formula is done through the use of the division operator which is depicted by a forward slash:  /

I will show you in the steps below how you can divide in Excel.

This is the table of values that we want to perform division on:

Division Formula in Excel

I explain how you can do this below:

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STEP 1: We need to enter the number we want to divide:

=C9

Division Formula in Excel

 

STEP 2: Enter the division operator /

=C9 /

Division Formula in Excel

 

STEP 3: Enter the number we are dividing by:

=C9 / D9

Division Formula in Excel

 

Apply the same formula to the rest of the cells by dragging the lower right corner downwards.

You now have all of the division results!

Division Formula in Excel

 

How to Use the Division Formula in Excel

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