## A Course of Mathematics: In Two Volumes. For the Use of the Royal Military Academy, Volume 1 |

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A Prime Number is one which has no other

A Prime Number is one which has no other

**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 . Page 13

The number to divide by , is the

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 the terms ... Page 13

1 LA CO Dividend ,

1 LA CO Dividend ,

**Divisor**4 ) 12 ( 3 Quotient ; showing that the number 4 is 3 12 times contained in 12 , or may be 3 times subtracted out of 4 subtr . it , as in the margin . * Rule . Having placed the**divisor**before the dividend ... Page 13

... not greater than 12 , may be expeditiously performed , by multiplying and subtracting mentally , omitting to set down the work except only the quotient immediately below the dividend . - 4 Dividend ,

... not greater than 12 , may be expeditiously performed , by multiplying and subtracting mentally , omitting to set down the work except only the quotient immediately below the dividend . - 4 Dividend ,

**Divisor**4 ) 12 ( 3 DIVISION . Page 14

4 Dividend ,

4 Dividend ,

**Divisor**4 ) 12 ( 3 Quotient ; showing that the number 4 is 3 12 times contained in 12 , or may be 3 times subtracted out of 4 subtr . it , as in the margin . * Rule . Having placed the**divisor**before the dividend , as 8 ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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