I'm using the 'insert equation' function in pages and there I can type some LaTeX code to get equations and so on. Anyway, very basic stuff.
Now, I started using LaTeX a week ago, I found a lot of blogs and websites containing some codes, mathematical operators and stuff like this but what I can't find is how to get long divisions.
At least, I can't find exactly what I need: long divisions like the ones you see on children books.
I see a lot of people asked about them but they are completely different from what I need, here are some links I found:
*noob* LaTeXiT long division
Better way to display long division?
Long division spacing
Displaying the complete Long division
but the problem is they have a different structure... Is there a way to display what I am looking for (using simple code, I'm using pages, I tried using some of the code I found but it doesn't work, I assume that's because I can't download packets) or at least something like that that will work on the 'import equation' thing in pages?

  • Welcome between the users of TeX.SE. Therefore do you want have the classic long italian divisions?
    – Sebastiano
    Aug 9, 2019 at 20:11
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    The xlop package allows you to do long divisions in the French way.
    – AndréC
    Aug 9, 2019 at 20:14
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    note that long division layout is very country specific, I never saw long division laid out like that as a child (or even at University) only much later. Aug 9, 2019 at 20:21
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    @Sebastiano have a look here too: tex.stackexchange.com/q/277246/138900
    – AndréC
    Aug 10, 2019 at 5:58
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    pages does not use tex at all, it converts the tex syntax to mathml using blahtex see support.apple.com/en-gb/HT202501 Aug 11, 2019 at 10:03


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