# CTAN update: longdivision

Fixed a bug where decimal separators sometimes went missing; added a brazilian output style contributed by github user Felipe-Math.

This package is located at https://mirrors.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/longdivision More information is at https://www.ctan.org/pkg/longdivision

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## longdivision – Typesets long division

This package executes the long division algorithm and typesets the solutions. The dividend must be a positive decimal number and the divisor must be a positive integer. Repeating decimals is handled correctly, putting a bar over the repeated part of the decimal. Dividends up to 20 digits long are handled gracefully (though the typeset result will take up about a page), and dividends between 20 and 60 digits long slightly less gracefully.

The package defines two macros, `\longdivision` and
`\intlongdivision`. Each takes two arguments, a dividend
and a divisor. `\longdivision` keeps dividing until the
remainder is zero, or it encounters a repeated remainder.
`\intlongdivision` stops when the dividend stops (though
the dividend doesnâ€™t have to be an integer).

This package depends on the xparse package from the l3packages bundle.

Package | longdivision |

Version | 1.2.2 2023-10-21 |

Maintainer | Hood Chatham |