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When the divisor is large, the pupil will find assistance in determining the quotient figure, by finding how many times the first figure of the divisor is contained in the first figure, or if necessary, the first two figures of the dividend.
The Tutor's Guide: Being a Complete System of Arithmetic; with Various ... - Page 12
by Charles Vyse - 1815 - 320 pages
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## The Tutor's Guide: Being a Complete System of Arithmetic; with Various ...

Charles Vyse - Arithmetic - 1806 - 342 pages
...EXAMPLES. (1) 2)1742636 (2) 3)276406* (3) 4)2160742 (7) 8)2768096 (8) 9)6768094 (9) 11)2762764 (10) 12)276484 Case 2. When the Divisor consists of many...multiply the Divisor, and place the Product under the said Figures of the Dividend, and draw a Line underneath it : subtract it therefrom, and to the Remainder...
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## Mathematics, Volume 1

Samuel Webber - Mathematics - 1808 - 470 pages
...divisor is contained in the numbers of the several steps of the operation ; the best way will be to find how often the first figure of the divisor is contained in the first, or two first, figures of the dividend, ami the answer, made less by one or two, is generally the figure...
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## The British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ..., Volume 1

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1809 - 716 pages
...594,356 Ans. When the divisor consists of several figures, we may try them separately, by enquiring how often the first figure of the divisor is contained in the first figure of the dividend, and the considering whether the second and following figures of the divisor be contained as often in the corresponding...
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## Easy Introduction to Mathematics, Volume 1

Charles Butler - Mathematics - 1814
...figures to be divided; the rule is, when the divisor u contained in its own number of figures, find how often the first figure of the divisor is contained in the first of those to be divided ; but when the number of figures in the divisor is one less than the number...
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## American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of ..., Volume 2

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1819 - 372 pages
...3,000)594,256 Ans. When the divisor consists of several figures, we may try them separately, by enquiring how often the first figure of the divisor is contained in the first figure of the dividend, and then considering whether the second and following figures of the divisor be contained as often in the...
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## British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ..., Volume 2

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1819 - 376 pages
...1,000)594,256 Example. When the divisor consists of several "figures, we may try them separately, by enquiring how often the first figure of the divisor is contained in the first figure of the dividend, and then considering woet her the second and following figures of the i li visor be contained as often...
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## Elements of Arithmetic

Etienne Bézout - Mathematics - 1824 - 219 pages
...second figure of the divisor is considerably greater than the first- In this case, instead of seeking how often the first figure of the divisor is contained in the corresponding part of the dividend, it is better toseek how often i\\z first figure augmented by 'unity,...
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## A Theoretical and Practical Arithmetic: In which the Principles of that ...

Bézout - Arithmetic - 1825 - 236 pages
...divisor(counting from the left) is sensibly greater than the first. In this case, instead of seeking how often the first figure of the divisor is contained in the corresponding part of (he dividend, we must seek how often this first figure, increased bj a unit,...
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## Conkling's Arithmetic: The Young Arithmetician's Guide to a Knowledge of ...

Thomas Conkling (W.) - Arithmetic - 1831 - 275 pages
...must take one more figure in the dividend than you have in the divisor, and proceed as before, seeking how often the first figure of the divisor is contained in the two first figures of the dividend, making allowance for what you carry from the right hand. Also, you...
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## Treatise on Arithmetic, Practical and Theoretical

Dionysius Lardner - Arithmetic - 1834 - 353 pages
...before, by trial ; but we shall in some measure be led to the knowledge of the number •ought by trying how often the first figure of the divisor is contained in the dividend. Since 2 is contained 4 times in 8, we shall first try whether 256 is contained 4 times in...
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