Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and write the result as the first term of the quotient. Multiply the whole divisor by the first term of the quotient, and subtract the product from the dividend. Elements of Geometry - Page 44by Adrien Marie Legendre - 1825 - 224 pagesFull view - About this book
| Mathematics - 1801 - 426 pages
...powers of some letter in both of them, placing the highest power of it first, and the rest in order. 2. **Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the** divieor, and place the result in the quotient. 3. Multiply the whole divisor by the quotient term,... | |
| L. I. M. Chevigné - Mathematics - 1807
...contain the same letter raised to an exponent next less, &c. That being performed in both numbers, **we divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor,** we write the quotient under the divisor ; then we multiply all the divisor by the quotient, to subtract... | |
| Nicolas Pike - Algebra - 1808 - 480 pages
...may have the highest power ot that letter, and the second term the next highest power ; and so on. 2. **Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and** place the result in the quotient. 3. Multiply the whole divisor by the quotient term last found, and... | |
| Samuel Webber - Mathematics - 1808
...powers of some letter in both of them, placing the highest power of it first, and the rest in order. 2. **Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and** place the result in the quotient. 3. Multiply the whole divisor by the quotient term, and subtract... | |
| John Bonnycastle - Algebra - 1811 - 220 pages
...may contain the highest power of that letter, the second term, the next highest power; and so OH. 2. **Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and** place the result in the quotient. 3. Multiply the whole divisor by the term thus found, and subtract... | |
| Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1811
...according to the powers of some one of the letters in both, the higher powers before the lower. ' 2. **Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor,** as in the first case, and set the result in the quotient. 3. Multiply the whole divisor by the term... | |
| Charles Hutton, Robert Adrain - Mathematics - 1812
...according to tha powers of some one of the letters in both, the higher powers before the lower. 2. **Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor,** as in the first case, and set the result in the quotient. 3. Multiply the whole divisor by the term... | |
| John Bonnycastle - Algebra - 1813 - 428 pages
...terms of each of them so, that the higher powers of one of the letters may stand before the lower. Then **divide the first term of the dividend by the. first term of the divisor, and** set the result in the quotient, with its proper sign, or simply by itself, if it be affirmative. This... | |
| Charles Butler - Mathematics - 1814
...(connected by their proper signs) will therefore constitute the quotient, according to tn* rule. В Ъ 3 II. **Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor,** by the preceding rules, and place the result with its proper sign in the quotient. HI. Multiply the... | |
| Jeremiah Day - Algebra - 1814 - 303 pages
...substantially the same, as the rule for division in arithmetic : To obtain the first term of the quotient, **divide the first term of the dividend, by the first term of the divisor** :* Multiply the whole divisor, by the term placed in the quotient ; subtract the product from a part... | |
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