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... move the decimal point as many places to the right as there are ciphers in the multiplier.
The Elements of Arithmetic ... in which Decimal and Integral Arithmetic are ... - Page 18
by Pliny Earle Chase - 1844

## The Popular Educator, Volumes 1-2; Volume 12

Geography - 1867 - 964 pages
...explanations given in Lesson XII., that to multiply a decimal by any power of 10, we need only move the decimal point as many places to the right as there are ciphers in the multiplier. For example : — •31567 x 100 is 31-567. For -34567 x 100 •= AVoVs...

## The Elements of Arithmetic

Augustus De Morgan - Algebra - 1830 - 160 pages
...instances we get the following rule:—To multiply a decimal fraction by a decimal number (106), move the decimal point as many places to the right as there are ciphers in the decimal number. When this cannot be done, add ciphers to the right of the decimal (116)...

## The principles of arithmetic. [Followed by] The principles of algebra

Wales Christopher Hotson - 1842 - 306 pages
...fractions being The multiplication of a decimal by a number of the form 1000... is performed by removing the decimal point as many places to the right as there are ciphers in the multiplier; for the local values of the figures increase ten -fold for every place the...

## Elements of Arithmetic: For Schools and Academies. In which Decimal and ...

Pliny Earle Chase - Arithmetic - 1844 - 248 pages
...divisor by the quotient, and you will obtain the dividend. To divide any number by 10, 100, 1000, fyc., remove the decimal point as many places to the right as there are zeroes in the divisor. When there are zeroes at the right hand of the divisor, cut them off, and remove the decimal...

## An Elementary Arithmetic: Designed for Academies and Schools : Also, Serving ...

George Roberts Perkins - Arithmetic - 1846 - 266 pages
...125.125 by 5.5. Ans. 688.1875. 36. A decimal number maybe multiplied by 10, 100, 1000, &c., by removing the decimal point as many places to the right as there are ciphers in the multiplier ; and if there are not so many figures, make up the deficiency by annexing...

## The Elements of Arithmetic...: In which Decimal and Integral ..., Part 2

Pliny Earle Chase - Arithmetic - 1848 - 240 pages
...divisor by the quotient, and you will obtain the dividend. To divide any number by 10, 100, 1000, fyc., remove the decimal point as many places to the right as there are zeroes in the divisor. When there are zeroes at the right hand of the divisor, cut them off, and remove the decimal...

## An Elemtary Arithmetic ...: Serving as an Introduction to the Higher ...

George Roberts Perkins - Arithmetic - 1849 - 347 pages
...by 5-5. Ans. 688-1875. S3 • A decimal number may be multiplied by 10, 100, 1000, &c., by removing the decimal point as many places to the right as there .are ciphers in the multiplier; and if there are not so many figures, make up the deficiency by annexing...

## An Elementary Arithmetic Serving as an Introduction to the Higher Arithmetic

George Roberts Perkins - Arithmetic - 1850 - 372 pages
...2221-7778. Ans. 688-1875. 53. A decimal number may be multiplied by 10, 100, 1000, &c., by removing the decimal point as many places to the right as there are ciphers in the multiplier ; and if there are not so many figures, make up the deficiency by annexing...