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" RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. "
Robinson's New Practical Arithmetic for Common Schools and Academies - Page 134
by Horatio Nelson Robinson - 1892 - 416 pages
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A Compendium of Practical Arithmetick

John Thomas Hope - Arithmetic - 1790 - 430 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...
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Mathematics: Compiled from the Best Authors and Intended to be the ..., Volume 1

Mathematics - 1801 - 446 pages
...in both the divisor and quotient ; therefore point off for decimals in the quotient so many figures, as the decimal places, in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. 2. If the figures in the quotient are not so many as the rule requires, supply the defect by prefixing...
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The New Complete System of Arithmetic: Composed for the Use of the Citizens ...

Nicolas Pike - Arithmetic - 1802 - 350 pages
...the divifor and> quotient counted together, muit always be equal to thofe in the dividend, therefore divide as in whole numbers, and, from the right hand of the quotient, point off fo many places for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed thofe in the divifor. 2....
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The shipwright's vade-mecum [by D. Steel].

David Steel - History - 1805 - 392 pages
...DECIMALS. RULE. Divide as in whole numbers; then cut off, as before, as many places from the quotient, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. If there is a deficiency of figures in the dividend, add cyphers. EXAMPLE. Divide 161.57 by 21.573....
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The New Complete System of Arithmetick: Composed for the Use of the Citizens ...

Nicolas Pike - Arithmetic - 1807 - 370 pages
...the divifor and quotient counted together, muft always be equal to thofe in the dividend ; therefore divide as in whole numbers, and, from the right hand of the quotient, point off fo many places for decimals, as the decimal places in the divideod exceed thofe in the divifor. 2....
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The Scholar's Arithmetic; Or, Federal Accountant ...: The Whole in a Form ...

Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1807 - 248 pages
...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...
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A New and Complete System of Arithmetick: Composed for the Use of the ...

Nicolas Pike - Algebra - 1808 - 470 pages
...dividend, 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. 2. If the places of the quotient be not so many as the rule requires, supply the defeft by prefixing...
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The Federal Arithmetic; Or, A Compendium of the Most Useful Rules of that ...

James Noyes - Arithmetic - 1808 - 168 pages
...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....
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The American Tutor's Guide: Being a Compendium of Arithmetic. In Six Parts ...

James Thompson - Arithmetic - 1808 - 176 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...
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A New and Complete System of Arithmetick: Composed for the Use of the ...

Nicolas Pike - Arithmetic - 1809 - 312 pages
...dividend ; therefore, divide as in whole humbsrs, and, from the right hand of the quotient point off Co many 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 requires, fupply...
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