That is, the exponent of a letter in the quotient is equal to its exponent in the dividend minus its exponent in the divisor. For example, — = a*~". Complete School Algebra - Page 81by Herbert Edwin Hawkes, William Arthur Luby, Frank Charles Touton - 1919 - 507 pagesFull view - About this book
| Benjamin Greenleaf - 1863 - 338 pages
...been obtained at once, by taking the difierence of the exponents, 5 and 3. Hence, The exponent of a **letter in the quotient is equal to its exponent in the dividend,** diminished by its exponent in the divisor. In division what do like signs produce ? Unlike signs ?... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Algebra - 1879 - 376 pages
...been obtained at once, by taking the difference of the exponents, 5 and 3. Hence, The exponent of a **letter in the quotient is equal to its exponent in the dividend,** diminished by its exponent in the divisor. In division what do like signs produce ? Unlike signs ?... | |
| Webster Wells - Algebra - 1879 - 468 pages
...quantity as when multiplied by a3 will produce a3. That quantity is evidently a2. Hence, The exponent of a **letter in the quotient is equal to its exponent in the dividend** diminished by its exponent in the divisor. Or, in general, am -=- a" = am~n. 94. If we apply the rule... | |
| James Bates Thomson, Elihu Thayer Quimby - Algebra - 1880 - 360 pages
...principles already established. (Art. i28.) That is, The quotient will have the sign —, with an exponent **equal to its exponent in the dividend minus its exponent in the divisor.** Take the following example : , quotient. SOLUTION. — Cancelling or removing the factors of this divisor... | |
| Webster Wells - 1885 - 368 pages
...multiplied by «3, will produce cf. That quantity is evidently a? ; hence That is, the exponent of a **letter in the quotient is equal to its exponent in the dividend minus its exponent in the divisor.** For example, — = ara~". a" DIVISION OF MONOMIALS. 90. We derive from Arts. 87, 88, and 89 the following... | |
| Webster Wells - Algebra - 1885 - 349 pages
...multiplied by a3 will produce a?. That quantity is evidently a2 ; hence That is, the exponent of a **letter in the quotient is equal to its exponent in the dividend minus its exponent in the divisor.** CLm For example, — = am~n. a" DIVISION OF MONOMIALS. 90. We derive from Arts. 87, 88, and 89 the... | |
| Webster Wells - Algebra - 1885 - 370 pages
...when multiplied by will produce as. That quantity is evidently a2 ; hence That is, the exponent of a **letter in the quotient is equal to its exponent in the dividend minus its exponent in the divisor.** For example, — = a*~". DIVISION OF MONOMIALS. 90. We derive from Arts. 87, 88, and 89 the following... | |
| Webster Wells - Algebra - 1885 - 326 pages
...To the quotient of the coefficients annex the literal quantities, giving to each letter an exponent **equal to its exponent in the dividend minus its exponent in the divisor.** Make the quotient + when the dividend and divisor have like signs, and — when they have unlike signs.... | |
| Edward Brooks - Algebra - 1888 - 344 pages
...coefficient of the quotient. II. Write the letters of the dividend in the quotient, giving each an exponent **equal to its exponent in the dividend minus its exponent in the divisor.** III. Make the quotient positive when the two terme have like signs, and negative when they have unlike... | |
| Edward Brooks - Algebra - 1888 - 190 pages
...coefficient of the quotient. II. Write the letters of the dividend in the quotient, giving each an exponent **equal to its exponent in the dividend minus its exponent in the divisor.** If I. Make the quotient positive when the two terms have like fi, and negative when they have unlike... | |
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