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" The number to be divided is called the dividend. The number by which we divide is called the divisor. "
Arithmetic: Book One[-three - Page 177
by Edward Lee Thorndike - 1920
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The Popular Educator, Volumes 1-2; Volume 12

Geography - 1867 - 964 pages
...DIVISION. 1. THE process of finding- bow many times one number is contained in another is called Division. The number to be divided is called the' Dividend. The number by which we divide is called the Divisor. The result — riz., the number of times which the Dividend contains...
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The Modern Preceptor Or a General Course of Education: Containing ..., Volume 1

John Dougall - 1810 - 554 pages
...DIVISION. DIVISION is an operation by which we discover how often one given number is contained in another. The number to be divided is called the Dividend, the number by which you divide is the Divisor, and that which expresses how often the Divisor is contained in the Dividend, la called...
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The New Federal Calculator, Or, Scholar's Assistant: Containing the Most ...

Thomas Tucker Smiley - Arithmetic - 1825 - 224 pages
...There are four terms made use of to designate the different parts of the operation of dividing, viz. The number to be divided is called the dividend. The number by which it is divided is called the divisor. The number of times the divisor is contained in the dividend is...
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The Youth's Assistant in Theoretick and Practical Arithmetic

Zadock Thompson - Arithmetic - 1826 - 176 pages
...times. As in Multiplication, there are always two numbers given to find a third. The largest number, or number to be divided, is called the dividend. The number by which you divide, is called the divisor. The result of the operation, or number of times the divisor is contained in the dividend, is called...
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A Short System of Practical Arithmetic: Compiled from the Best Authorities ...

William Kinne - 1829 - 246 pages
...in another ; as 24 divided by 6, produce 4 in the quotient ; that is, 6 are contained 4 times in 24. The number to be divided is called the dividend. The number by which we divide is called the divisor. The number of times the dividend contains the divisor is called the...
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The Federal Calculator; Or, Scholar's Assistant : Containing the Most ...

Thomas Tucker Smiley - 1830 - 188 pages
...There are four terms made use of to designate the different parts of the operation of dividing : viz. The number to be divided is called the Dividend. The number by which it is divided is called the Dioi*or. The number of times the divisor is contained in the dividend is...
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Mercantile Arith

Michael Walsh - 1831 - 348 pages
...210 SIMPLE DIVISION Teachcth to find how often one number is contained in another of the same name. The number to be divided, is called the dividend. The number by which to divide, is called the divisor. The number of times the divisor is contained in the dividend, is...
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The Arithmetical Manual

Samuel Read Hall - Arithmetic - 1832 - 294 pages
...DIVISION. Simple Division teaches how to divide a given number into a certain number of equal parts. The number to be divided is called the Dividend. The number by which we divide, or which shows into how many parts the number is to be divided, is called the Divisor. The...
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Arithmetic Simplified in Three Parts

Catharine Esther Beecher - Arithmetic - 1833 - 296 pages
...often one number is contained in another, and thus finding what part of one number ia another number. The number to be divided is called the Dividend. The number by which we divide is called the Divisor. The answer is called the Quotient. What is left over, after division,...
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The Sure Guide to Written Arithmetic: Designed for Beginners, and Summer ...

Peirpont Edward Bates Botham - Arithmetic - 1836 - 104 pages
...often one number is contained in another, and thus finding what part of one number is another number. The number to be divided is called the Dividend. The number by which we divide is called the Divisor. The answer is called the Quotient. What is left over, after division,...
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