# Multi-digit division

## Introduction

Algebrakit supports a short and extended form of multi-digit division, similar to the other calculation types. The short form of multi-digit division is called 'Long division.'

Note

Multi-digit multiplication does currently not support decimal numbers.

*Figure: Short and extended forms for division.*

Students iteratively calculate the largest factor for each place value in the extended form. The answer is the sum of these intermediate factors.

The screenshot below shows two variations.

- You can choose from two
**notations**of the division: using slashes (left) or division and equals signs (right). - You can also configure whether students must find the sum of the factors through multi-digit addition (right).

*Figure: Two variations of the extended form of division.*