| John Thomas Hope - Arithmetic - 1790 - 387 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... | |
| Mathematics - 1801 - 426 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... | |
| Nicolas Pike - Arithmetic - 1802 - 352 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.... | |
| David Steel - 1805 - 390 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.... | |
| Nicolas Pike - Arithmetic - 1807 - 352 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.... | |
| Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1807 - 246 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... | |
| Nicolas Pike - Algebra - 1808 - 468 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... | |
| James Noyes - Arithmetic - 1808 - 152 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.... | |
| James Thompson - Arithmetic - 1808 - 172 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... | |
| 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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