| 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... | |
| Nicolas Pike - Arithmetic - 1802 - 350 pages
...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. íf the places of the quotient be not fo many as the rule requires, fupply... | |
| 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.... | |
| 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... | |
| James Thompson - Arithmetic - 1808 - 176 pages
...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 there should be a remainder, or more decimal places in the divisor than the dividend, ciphers may... | |
| 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... | |
| Arithmetic - 1811 - 210 pages
...DECIMALS. < "i « RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right handof the iiuotk-iH point off as **many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** *-^ If the places of the quotient are not so many as the rule requires, supply the defect by prefixing... | |
| Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1811 - 406 pages
...in the product. DIVISION OF DECIMALS. DIVIDE as in whole numbers; and point off in the quotient as **many places for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor*.** - luu' * The reason of this Rule is evident; for, since the divisor multiplied by the quotient gives... | |
| Robert Gibson - Surveying - 1811 - 580 pages
...decimals in the dividend, than there are in the divisor, point off as many figures in the quotient **for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor** ; the want of places in the quotient being supplied by prefixing ciphers. But if there be more decimal... | |
| Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1812 - 620 pages
...the product. DIVISION OP DECIMALS. , DIVIDE as in whole numbers ; and point off in the quotient as **many places for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor*.** • The reason of this Rule is evident ; for, since the divisor multiplied by the quotient gives the... | |
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