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... from the right hand of the quotient, point off so many places for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.
A New and Complete System of Arithmetick: Composed for the Use of the ... - Page 75
by Nicolas Pike - 1809 - 300 pages

## Arithmetical Collections and Improvements: Being a Complete System of ...

Anthony Birks, John Birks - Arithmetic - 1766 - 642 pages
...as in whole numbers, and from the right-hand of the quotient point off for decimals fo many places as the decimal places in the dividend exceed thofe in the divifor j and thofe to the left, if any, are integers j but if the places of the quotient are not fo many as...

## Sherwin's Mathematical Tables: Contriv'd in an Easy and Comprehensive Manner ...

Henry Sherwin - Logarithms - 1772 - 474 pages
...in the Quotient feparate. with л Point fo many- Figures to the right Hand (for a Decimal Fraction) as the Decimal Places in the Dividend exceed thofe in the Divifor-, becaufe the Decimal Places in the Divifor and Quotient together, muft equal thofe in the Dividend....

## A Compendium of Practical Arithmetick

John Thomas Hope - Arithmetic - 1790 - 387 pages
...as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off for decimals fo many places as the decimal places in the dividend exceed thofe in the divifor, and thofo to the left, if any, are integers; but if the places of the quotient are not fo many, as...

## The New Complete System of Arithmetic: Composed for the Use of the Citizens ...

Nicolas Pike - Arithmetic - 1802 - 352 pages
...dividend, therefore divide as in whole numbers, and, from the right hand of the quotient, point off fo many places for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed thofe in the divifor. 2. íf the places of the quotient be not fo many as the rule requires, fupply the defeft by prefixing...

## The Accomplished Tutor: Or, Complete System of Liberal Education ..., Volume 1

Thomas Hodson - Education - 1806
...rule is alfo performed as divifion of whole numbers, but from the quotient point off as many figures for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed thofe in the divifor. But if the places in the quotient be not fo many as fhould be pointed off for decimals, as many cyphers...

## The Accomplished Tutor; Or, Complete System of Liberal Education ..., Volume 1

Thomas Hodson - Arithmetic - 1806 - 492 pages
...rule is alfo performed as diviflon of whole numbers, but from the quotient point off as many figures for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed thofe in the divjfor. But if the places in the quotient be not fo many as ihould be pointed off for decimals, as...

## The American Tutor's Guide: Being a Compendium of Arithmetic. In Six Parts ...

James Thompson - Arithmetic - 1808 - 172 pages
...DECIMALS. AULE — Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient, point ofFas many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. If there should be a remainder, or more decimal places in the divisor than the...

## The Teachers Assistant. Or, A System of Practical Arithmetic: Wherein the ...

Arithmetic - 1811 - 198 pages
...DECIMALS. < "i « RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right handof the iiuotk-iH point off as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. *-^ If the places of the quotient are not so many as the rule requires, supply...