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 86by William Seneca Sutton - 1896Full view - About this book
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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.... | |
| 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.... | |
| 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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