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canxenxo wrote:
> If you have two vectors, p.e. a=[1 2] and b=[3 4], and you divide 
> them in the way a/b, you get ans = 0.4400. They are not divided
> element by element so, which operation is done?

While it isn't particularly easy to find from command line ("doc /" goes 
nowhere :( ), try

doc mrdivide