My father told me that this symbol was called the "gazinta" because you always said "7 gazinta 35..."
Mark > Yesterday an elementary teacher asked me if I knew the name of >the symbol used by children to frame a long division problem. She has >been calling it a "frame" for lack of a better word. Does anyone know >its name? She stumped me, and I haven't found it in several sources. >Am I making myself clear as to the symbol I mean? Not the division >sign nor /, but the symbol akin to a radical sign into which one fits >the dividend for long division. > > Thanks. > >Carol Williams >firstname.lastname@example.org
Mark Priniski Pioneering Partner '93 Rib Lake High School email@example.com Rib Lake, WI 54470