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... as many decimal places as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds those in the divisor, prefixing ciphers to the quotient, if necessary.
Fish's Arithmetic Number One: Oral and Written ... - Page 139
by Daniel W. Fish - 1883 - 170 pages

## Easy Introduction to Mathematics, Volume 1

Charles Butler - Mathematics - 1814
...dividend will have as many decimal places as there are in the divisor and quotient together ; wherefore the quotient must contain as many decimal places as the number of decimals in the dividend exceeds that in the divisor ; which was to be shewn. 3. Divide 17.0146 by...

## Mathematical Dictionary and Cyclopedia of Mathematical Science: Comprising ...

Charles Davies, William Guy Peck - Mathematics - 1855 - 630 pages
...any desirable extent, or till a remainder is found equal to 0 ; then point ofi" from the right hand as many decimal places as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds that in the divisor ; if there are not so many in the quotient, prefix O's till the requisite...

## The Progressive Higher Arithmetic: For Schools, Academies, and Mercantile ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1860 - 444 pages
...denominator of the divisor. Therefore, II. The quotient of one number divided by another in the decimal form must contain as many decimal places as the number -of decimal places in the dividend exceed the number in the divisor. 1. Divide 34.368 by 5.37. OPER vriosr ANALYSIS. We first divide as...

## An Intermediate Arithmetic: Uniting Mental and Written Exercises in a ...

Emerson Elbridge White - Arithmetic - 1873 - 260 pages
...The dividend contains as many decimal places as both divisor and quotient. 2. The quotient contains as many decimal places as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds the number in the divisor. 3. Each removal of the decimal point one place to the left, divides...

## The Complete Arithmetic: Oral and Written

Daniel W. Fish - Arithmetic - 1874 - 542 pages
...the divisor and quotient, it contains as many decimal places as both divisor and quotient. Hence, 3. The quotient must contain as many decimal places as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds those in the divisor.\ WRITTEN MXERCISE8, 296. 1. Divide .952 by .7. OPKEATION. ANALYSIS. —...

## The Progressive Higher Arithmetic: For Schools, Academies, and Mercantile ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1875 - 462 pages
...denominator of the divisor. Therefore, II. The quotient of one number divided by another in the decimal form must contain as many decimal places as the number of' decimal places in the dividend exceed the number in the divisor. 1. Divide 34.368 by 5.37. OPERATION ANALYSIS. We first divide as...

## The Practical Arithmetic on the Inductive Plan: Including Oral and Written ...

William James Milne - Arithmetic - 1877 - 402 pages
...quotient, how many decimal places will there be in the quotient? 215. PRINCIPLE. — The quotient will contain as many decimal places as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds those in the divisor. WRITTEN EXERCISES. 1. Divide 8.88 by 2.4. PROCESS. ANALYSIS.— 8.88...

## The New American Arithmetic, Volume 2

Samuel Mecutchen - 1877 - 128 pages
...in the quotient. From these operations we derive this principle : — In any quotient there will be as many decimal places as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds the number in the divisor, WRITTEN EXERCISES. 1. Divide 14.688 by 12. 2. Divide 146.88 by 1.2....