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The sign of division is written thus, -;-, and, placed between two numbers or quantities, shows that the one on the left is to be divided by the one on the right.
The Progressive Intellectual Arithmetic on the Inductive Plan: Being a ... - Page 42
by Horatio Nelson Robinson - 1860 - 176 pages

## The University Arithmetic: Embracing the Science of Numbers, and Their ...

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...

## The University Arithmetic: Embracing the Science of Numbers, and Their ...

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...

## Mathematical Dictionary and Cyclopedia of Mathematical Science: Comprising ...

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 ;...

## The American Philosophical Arithmetic: Designed for the Use of Advanced ...

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...

## Elements of Algebra: On the Basis of M. Bourdon, Embracing Sturm's and ...

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...

## The Progressive Intellectual Arithmetic, on the Inductive Plan: Being a ...

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...

## Elements of Algebra: On the Basis of M. Bourdon, Embracing Sturm's and ...

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...

## Davies' University Arithmetic: Embracing the Answers, and a Full Analysis ...

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...