# Definition of Long Division

Long division is an efficient algorithm for dividing numbers.

It is based on the idea that division is repeated subtraction, but speeds up the process by using multiplication.

### Description

The aim of this dictionary is to provide definitions to common mathematical terms. Students learn a new math skill every week at school, sometimes just before they start a new skill, if they want to look at what a specific term means, this is where this dictionary will become handy and a go-to guide for a student

### Audience

Year 1 to Year 12 students

### Learning Objectives

Learn common math terms starting with letter L

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