| 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... | |
| Nicolas Pike - Arithmetic - 1807 - 352 pages
...DECIMALS. RULE i — The places of decimal parts in the divifor and quotient counted together, muft **always be equal to thofe in the dividend ; therefore...places for decimals, as the decimal places in the** divideod exceed thofe in the divifor. 2. If the places of the quotient be not fo matiy as the rule... | |
| Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1807 - 246 pages
...places ordecin^al carts in 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
...places of decimal parts in the divisor and quotient counted together, must always be equal to those **in the 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.... | |
| James Noyes - Arithmetic - 1808 - 152 pages
...places of decimal parts in the 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
...DECIMALS. RULE. i. The places of decimal parts in the divifor and quov tient, counted together, mull **always be equal to thofe in the 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... | |
| Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1810 - 180 pages
...examples and remarks are sufficient to establish the following RULE. In the division of decimal fractions, **divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off'** as many figure• for decimals as the decimal figures in the dividend exceed those in the divisor,... | |
| Oliver Welch - Arithmetic - 1857 - 244 pages
...come to at $1-12 cts. per bushel ? Ans. $72-24- cts. DIVISION OF DECIMALS. RULE. — Divide exactly **as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off** as many figures 'for decimals, as the decimal figures inthe dividend exceed' the decimal figures; in... | |
| Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1815 - 240 pages
...places of the decimal parts of the divisor and fjaotient counted together, must always be equal to those **in the 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.... | |
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