## 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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**divisor**than unity ; as , 2 , 3 , 5 , 7 , 17 , 19 , & c . A Composite Number is one which is the product of two or more numbers ; as , 4 , 6 , 8 , 9 , 28 , 112 , & c . A Factor of a composite number , or simply a Factor , is any one of ... Page 13

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**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 the terms , is , the dividend in the middle ... Page 13

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**divisor**before the 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 ... Page 13

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

... , 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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**divisor**before the 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 ...### Other editions - View all

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ABCD algebraic altitude arithmetical arithmetical progression base bisect breadth centre chord circle circumference coefficients common cone cosec cube root decimal denominator denoted diagonal diameter difference dihedral angle distance divided divisor draw drawn equal equation equiangular EXAMPLES expression figure fraction frustum geometrical given line greater hence inscribed integer intersection join length less lineation logarithms mantissa measure meeting method multiplied parallel parallel ruler parallelogram perpendicular plane polygon prism PROBLEM proportional quantity quotient radii radius ratio rectangle Reduce right angles rule Scholium segment sides sine solid angle solution square root straight line subtraction tangent THEOREM third trapezium triangle ABC u₁ vulgar fraction Whence