| Peter Nicholson - 1809 - 426 pages
...fraction. PROBLEM I. To find the greatest common measure in two or more numbers. I. If there are only **two numbers, divide the greater by the less, and the divisor by the remainder,** and proceed in. this manner till nothing remains, then will the last divisor bo the greatest common... | |
| Samuel Read Hall - Arithmetic - 1832 - 294 pages
...143, it will also measure 13)65(5 637 = 143 X 4 + 65. Hence 65 we deduce the following RULE. To find **the greatest common measure of any two numbers, divide the greater by the less, and the** less by the remainder of the first division ; then this remainder by the remainder of the second division,... | |
| Samuel YOUNG (of Manchester.) - 1833 - 272 pages
...Measure or Divisor of any given fraction, or of any two given numbers. — Divide the greater term **by the less, and the Divisor by the Remainder continually, till nothing remains.** The last Divisor is the greatest Common Measure. Reduce }_|J, Ty5, 0~^V0, f iff, fWV, ffb, Aft, T7o6g8i>... | |
| Robert Mudie - Mathematics - 1836 - 542 pages
...is a common factor, or measure, or divisor of 8172 and 6354 ; and it is the 138 CONTINUED FRACTIONS. **greatest number that can be a measure of them both...example were the ratio 6354 : 8172, or 6354 the fraction** r-=r, the lowest term would be 353:454, or 81/2 oto the fraction — ; and if they are tried by the... | |
| Richard Mosley - Arithmetic - 1836 - 164 pages
...measure, bat it is not the greatest. To find the greatest common measure of two numbers. RULE. — **Divide the greater by the less, and the divisor by the remainder,** and so on till nothing remains. The last divisor is the greatest common measure. Thus, to find the... | |
| Wales Christopher Hotson - 1842 - 306 pages
...same whatever be the fraction proposed, the steps above taken suggest the following general rule : **Divide the greater by the less, and the divisor by the remainder continually,** until there is no remainder; the last divisor is the factor required. 8 ARITHMETIC. Ex. 1. Find the... | |
| Arithmetic - 1843 - 142 pages
...lowest terms. RULE. Divide both terras by their greatest common measure. This measure is got by dividing **the greater by the less, and the divisor by the remainder continually,** and the divisor, which leaves no remainder is the measure required by which to divide both terms. Or... | |
| Peter Nicholson, Joseph Gwilt - Architectural drawing Technique - 1848 - 750 pages
...fraction. PROBLEM I. To find the greatest common measure i/i tico or more numbers. 1 . If there are only **two numbers, divide the greater by the less, and the divisor by the remainder,** and proceed in this manner till nothing remains, then will the last divisor be the greatest common... | |
| W. M. LUPTON - 1867 - 210 pages
...reducing fractions to their lowest terms. To find the greatest common measure of two numbers. RULE. — **Divide the greater by the less and the divisor by the remainder,** and so on continually till there is no remainder. The last divisor will be the G. С. М. The reason... | |
| Montagu H. Foster - 1881 - 182 pages
...common measures are 2, 3, 6, and the greatest common measure is 6. Tofind the greatest common measure of **two numbers. Divide the greater by the less, and the divisor by the remainder,** and so on until nothing remains. The last divisor is the greatest common measure. If there are more... | |
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