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... therefore divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient, point off so many places for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.
The New Complete System of Arithmetick: Composed for the Use of the Citizens ... - Page 93
by Nicolas Pike - 1807 - 352 pages

## A Compendium of Practical Arithmetick

John Thomas Hope - Arithmetic - 1790 - 387 pages
...not contained once in the left. CASE L When the divifor, and dividend are both finite decimals. RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off for decimals fo many places as the decimal places in the dividend exceed thofe in the divifor, and...

## The New Complete System of Arithmetic: Composed for the Use of the Citizens ...

Nicolas Pike - Arithmetic - 1802 - 352 pages
...DECIMALS. RULE i. — The places of decimal parts in the divifor and> quotient counted together, muit always be equal to thofe in the dividend, therefore...places for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed thofe in the divifor. 2. íf the places of the quotient be not fo many as the rule...

## The Scholar's Arithmetic; Or, Federal Accountant ...: The Whole in a Form ...

Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1807 - 246 pages
...places ordecin^al carts in the divisor and quotient counted together must be always equal to those in the dividend, therefore divide as in whole numbers, and, from the right hand of the quotk-nt, point off so many places ,-^ for decimals, as the'decimal places in tiie dividend exceed...

## The Federal Arithmetic: Or, a Compendium of the Most Useful Rules of that ...

James Noyes - Arithmetic - 1808 - 152 pages
...places of decimal parts in the divisor and «quotient counted together, must always be e^ual t« those in the dividend ; therefore, divide as in whole numbers?...and from the right hand of the. quotient point off so many figures, for decimal parts, -as the places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. 2....

## The American Tutor's Guide: Being a Compendium of Arithmetic. In Six Parts ...

James Thompson - Arithmetic - 1808 - 172 pages
...qrs. 14 Ib. of sugar come to at 4/. 12«. per cwt > Ans. 59/. 4*. 6d. DIVISION OF DECIMALS. AULE — Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient, point ofFas many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. If...

## Adams's New Arithmetic: Arithmetic, in which the Principles of Operating by ...

Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1810 - 180 pages
...examples and remarks are sufficient to establish the following RULE. In the division of decimal fractions, divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off' as many figure• for decimals as the decimal figures in the dividend exceed those in the divisor,...

## The Scholar's Arithmetic: Or, Federal Accountant: Containing, I. Common ...

Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1812 - 216 pages
...places of decimal parts in the divifor and quotient counted together mud be always equal to thofe in die dividend, therefore divide as in whole numbers, and...places for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed thofe in the divifor. " 2. If the places of the quotient be not fo many as the rule...

## The American Arithmetic: Adapted to the Currency of the United States; to ...

Oliver Welch - Arithmetic - 1857 - 244 pages
...come to at \$1-12 cts. per bushel ? Ans. \$72-24- cts. DIVISION OF DECIMALS. RULE. — Divide exactly as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many figures 'for decimals, as the decimal figures inthe dividend exceed' the decimal figures; in...