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When the dividend does not contain the divisor an exact number of times, the part of the dividend left is called the remainder, and it must be less than the divisor.
Text-book of Arithmetic: For the Use of Teachers : Including All the ... - Page 53
by John Hunter - 1852 - 168 pages

## Elements of Arithmetic, Algebra, and Geometry

George Lees - 1826 - 266 pages
...thus, .00756, or, which is the same thing, 0.00756, in order to make up the proper number. 70. When the dividend does not contain the divisor an exact number of times, or, in other words, when the quotient cannot be expressed entirely in integer numbers, still it may...

## The Common School Arithmetic: Prepared for the Use of Academies and Common ...

Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1833 - 270 pages
...many times the dividend contains the divisor, is called the quotient. The number which is left, when the dividend does not contain the divisor an exact number of times, is called the remainder. § 42. There are three signs used to denote division. They are the following....

## A New Introduction to the Science of Algebra ...

Silas Totten - Algebra - 1836 - 320 pages
...called the divisor, and the number of limes it is contained in the dividend, is called the quotient. If the dividend does not contain the divisor an exact number of times, what remains after the division is completed, is called the remainder. The sign of division is н-,...

## Text-book of arithmetic, for the use of teachers

John Hunter (of Uxbridge.) - 1847 - 264 pages
...so called:—They require to determine how often one concrete quantity is contained in another. When the dividend does not contain the divisor an exact...remainder. Examp. Find how often 2ro. 34po. is contained ia 22ac. 2ro. lOpo. dient prepara- 4 As an expe- 22ac. 2ro. 10po. tion, we reduce — dividend and...

## The Arithmetical Table-book, Or, The Method of Teaching the Combinations of ...

Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1848 - 88 pages
...What is the number divided called ? The dividend. 4. What is the result called ? The quotient. 5. If the dividend does not contain the divisor an exact number of times, what is the number which is left called? The remainder. 6. What is short division? It is division in...

## Introduction to The National Arithmetic: On the Inductive System Combining ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1849 - 336 pages
...which we divide. The quotient* is the number of times the divisor is contained in the dividend. When the dividend does not contain the divisor an exact number of times, the excess is called a remainder, and may be regarded as a fourth term in the division. The remainder,...

## First Lessons in Arithmetic: Combining the Oral Method with the Method of ...

Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1849 - 168 pages
...What is the number divided called ? The dividend. 4. Whnt is the result called ? The quotient. 5. If the dividend does not contain the divisor an exact number of times. what is the number which is left called ? Tiie remainder. 0. What is short division 1 It is division...

## The Boy's Arithmetic

Charles Arnold - 1850 - 164 pages
...number to be divided is called the DIVIDEND. The number by which you divide is called the DIVISOR. If the dividend does not contain the divisor an exact number of times, the quantity which remains over is called the REMAINDER. The result obtained (or answer) is called the...