| Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1846 - 399 pages
...multiplied by 3. The sign -=- is called the sign of division, and when placed between two numbers, indicates **that the one on the left is to be divided by the one on the right** : thus, 8-^-4 shows that 8 is to be divided by 4 : and is read, 8 divided by 4. The parenthesis is... | |
| Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1850 - 412 pages
...multiplied by 3. The sign -f- is called the sign of division, and when placed between two numbers, indicates **that the one on the left is to be divided by the one on the right** : thus, 8-^4 shows that 8 is to be divided by 4 : and is read, 8 divided by 4. The parenthesis is used... | |
| Charles Davies, William Guy Peck - Electronic book - 1855 - 592 pages
...• (m — 2) • • • (m - n + l ) 1.2-3-4 .The sign H-, placed between two quantities, indicates **that the one on the left is to be divided by the one on the right** ; as, a -r- b. Division may also be indicated by writing a the quantities in place of the points ;... | |
| John Fair Stoddard - Arithmetic - 1856 - 312 pages
...indicated by the symbol, -=-. This sign when placed between two quantities, shows that the number an **the left is to be divided by the one on the right.** Thus, 8 -f- 4 = 2; shows that 8 is to be divided by 4, and that the quotient is 2. In the division... | |
| Charles Davies - Algebra - 1857 - 408 pages
...8. The sign — -, is called the sign of division, and when placed between two quantities, indicates **that the one on the left is to be divided by the one on the right.** Thus, a — b indicates that a is do be divided by b. The same operation may be indicated by writing... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson - 1859 - 190 pages
...miles an hour, and the other at the rate of 11 miles an hour, how many hours before they will meet ? **Division is the process of finding how many times...left is to be divided by the one on the right. 24** -^ 8 = 3 shows that 24 divided by 8 is equal to 3. 1. How many times 9 are 6 times 6 ? 2. How many... | |
| Charles Davies - Algebra - 1860 - 414 pages
...8. The sign -'-, is called the sign of division, and when placed between two quantities, indicates **that the one on the left is to be divided by the one on the right.** Thus, a — b indicates that a is to be divided by b. The same operation may be indicated by writing... | |
| Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1861 - 496 pages
...multiplied by 6. The sign -r-, is called the sign of division. When placed between two numbers, it denotes **that the one on the left is to be divided by the one on the right.** Thus, 4-~-5, denotes that 4 is to be divided by 5. Properties of the 9's. 34. In any number, written... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1863 - 188 pages
...the result is callea the Quotient. The sign of division is written thus, -7-, and, placed Jaetvveen **two numbers or quantities, shows that the one on the...left is to be divided by the one on the right. 24** -i- 8 =. 3 shows that 24 divided by 8 is equal to 3. 1. How many times 9 are 6 times 6 ? 2. How many... | |
| Edward Brooks - Arithmetic - 1863 - 346 pages
...the Remainder. The symbol -f-, is the sign of Division, and when placed between two numbers denotes **that the one on the left is to be divided by the one on the right** ; thus, 8-5-4 = 2 is read 8 divided by 4 = 2. Division is also indicated by writing the divisor beneath... | |
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