## A Course of Mathematics: In Two Volumes. Composed for the Use of the Royal Military Academy, Volume 1Longman, Orme & Company, 1841 - Mathematics |

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**Dividend**. The number to divide by , is the Divisor : and the number of times the**dividend**contains the divisor is called the Quotient . Sometimes there is a Remainder left , after the division is finished . The usual manner of placing ... Page 13

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**dividend**, as above directed , find how often the divisor is contained in as many figures of the**dividend**as are just necessary , and place the number on the right in the quotient . Multiply the divisor by this number , and set the ... Page 13

... , may be expeditiously performed , by multiplying and subtracting mentally , omitting to set down the work except only the quotient immediately below the

... , may be expeditiously performed , by multiplying and subtracting mentally , omitting to set down the work except only the quotient immediately below the

**dividend**.**Dividend**, Divisor 4 ) 12 ( 3 Quotient ; DIVISION . 15. Page 14

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**dividend**, as above directed , find how often the divisor is contained in as many figures of the**dividend**as are just necessary , and place the number on the right in the quotient . Multiply the divisor by this number , and set the ... Page 15

... , may be expeditiously performed , by multiplying and subtracting mentally , omitting to set down the work except only the quotient immediately below the

... , may be expeditiously performed , by multiplying and subtracting mentally , omitting to set down the work except only the quotient immediately below the

**dividend**. EXAMPLES . 3 ) 56103961 4 ) 52619675 5 ) DIVISION . 15.### Other editions - View all

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a₁ ABCD algebraic annum arithmetical arithmetical progression base bisect centre circle circumference coefficients common difference compound compound interest cosec cube root decimal denominator denote diagonal diameter distance divided dividend division divisor draw drawn equal equiangular EXAMPLES expression factors figure fraction geometrical geometrical progression given number greater hence inscribed integer intersection least common multiple length less lineation logarithms method Multiply number of terms parallel parallel ruler parallelogram perpendicular plane polygon prism PROBLEM proportional quantity quotient radius ratio rectangle Reduce remainder result right angles rule Scholium sides signs solution square root straight line subtract tangent THEOREM third triangle ABC vulgar fraction Whence whole yards