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" Place the divisor to the left of the dividend and proceed as in division of whole numbers ; in the quotient, point off as many decimal places as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds the number of decimal places in the divisor, prefixing... "
Higher Book - Page 86
by William Seneca Sutton - 1896
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Cocker's Decimal arithmetick. Whereunto is added, his Artificial arithmetick ...

Edward Cocker - 1729 - 486 pages
...the Dividend there are 8 decimal Places, and in1 the Divifor there are but 3 fuch Places, therefore the Number of decimal Places in the Dividend exceeds the Number of Places in the Divifor by 5 ; fo that by the foregoing general Rule I knowjthat there muft be 5 decimal...
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The Elements of Algebra: Designed for the Use of Students in the University

James Wood - Algebra - 1815 - 305 pages
...decimals is performed as in whole numbers, observing to point off' as many decimals in the quotient as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds the number in the divisor. Ex. Divide 77.922 by 3.7. 7*7 Q22 --- — = 21.06: here there are three decimals...
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The principles of arithmetic. [Followed by] The principles of algebra

Wales Christopher Hotson - 1842 - 306 pages
...decimals is performed as in integers, observing to point off as many decimal places in the quotient as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds the number in the divisor; for, by the nature of division, the product of the divisor and quotient is equal to...
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Arithmetic for Schools

Barnard Smith - Arithmetic - 1854 - 366 pages
...x -071 x 2-1 x 29. (2) -007 x 700 x 760-3 x -00416 x 100000. DIVISION OF DECIMALS. 91. First. When the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds the number of decimal placet in the dicisor, RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and mark off in the quotient a number of decimal...
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Mathematical Dictionary and Cyclopedia of Mathematical Science: Comprising ...

Charles Davies, William Guy Peck - Electronic book - 1855 - 592 pages
...divide as in whole numbers, and point off from the right hand of the mult, as many places of decimals as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds the number of decimal places in the divisor, prefixing O's, if necessary, to make the requisite number. Thus, 1.38483 -*- 60.21 и .023. 3. To convert...
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Mathematical Dictionary and Cyclopedia of Mathematical Science: Comprising ...

Charles Davies, William Guy Peck - Mathematics - 1855 - 630 pages
...any desirable extent, or till a remainder is found equal to 0 ; then point ofi" from the right hand as many decimal places as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds that in the divisor ; if there are not so many in the quotient, prefix O's till the requisite number...
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Mathematical Dictionary and Cyclopedia of Mathematical Science: Comprising ...

Charles Davies, William Guy Peck - Mathematics - 1857 - 608 pages
...point off from the right hand of the result, as many places of decimals as the number of deciin.il places in the dividend exceeds the number of decimal places in the divisor, prefixing O's, if necessary, to make the requisite number. Thus, 1.38483 -=- 6021 = .023. 3. To convert...
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The National Arithmetic on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1857 - 452 pages
...Hence the following RULE. — Divide as in whole numbers, and point off as many figures in the quotient as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds the number in the divisor ; but if there are not as many, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers. NOTE 1....
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The National Arithmetic on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1858 - 470 pages
...the following R0LE. — Divide as in whole numbers, and point off" as matey figures in the quotient as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds the number in the divisor; but if there are not as many, supjyly the deficiency by prefixing ciphers. XOTE 1....
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The National Arithmetic on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1858 - 458 pages
...Hence the following RULE. — Divide as in whole numbers, and point off as many figures in the quotient as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds the number in the divisor ; but if there are not as many, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers. NOTE 1....
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