| Michael Walsh - Arithmetic - 1801 - 268 pages
...21. 197 feet clear boards 2 per foot 3 94 ' f DIVISION OF DECIMALS. RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, **and from the right hand of the quotient point off...decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed** thofe of the divilbr. If the places of the quotient are not fo many as the rule requires, fupply the... | |
| Mathematics - 1801 - 426 pages
...in both the divisor and quotient ; therefore point off for decimals in the quotient so many figures, **as the decimal places, in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** 2. If the figures in the quotient are not so many as the rule requires, supply the defect by prefixing... | |
| Nicolas Pike - Arithmetic - 1802 - 352 pages
...dividend, therefore divide as in whole numbers, and, from the right hand of the quotient, point off fo **many places for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed** thofe in the divifor. 2. íf the places of the quotient be not fo many as the rule requires, fupply... | |
| David Steel - 1805 - 390 pages
...DECIMALS. RULE. Divide as in whole numbers; then cut off, as before, as many places from the quotient, **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. If** there is a deficiency of figures in the dividend, add cyphers. EXAMPLE. Divide 161.57 by 21.573. 2... | |
| James Thompson - Arithmetic - 1808 - 172 pages
...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** there should be a remainder, or more decimal places in the divisor than the dividend, ciphers may be... | |
| Nicolas Pike - Algebra - 1808 - 468 pages
...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. If the places of the quotient be not so many as the rule requires, supply the defeft by prefixing... | |
| Nicolas Pike - Arithmetic - 1809 - 312 pages
...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 places in the dividend exceed** thofe in the divifor. 2. If the places of the quotient be not fo many as the rule requires, fupply... | |
| Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1810 - 180 pages
...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, and \f there... | |
| Arithmetic - 1811 - 198 pages
...DIVISION OF DECIMALS. < "i « RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right handof the iiuotk-iH **point off as many places for decimals as the decimal...dividend exceed those in the divisor. *-^ If the places** of the quotient are not so many as the rule requires, supply the defect by prefixing ciphers. If at... | |
| Robert Gibson - Surveying - 1811 - 592 pages
...decimals in the dividend, than there are in the divisor, point off as many figures in the quotient **for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor** ; the want of places in the quotient being supplied by prefixing ciphers. But if there be more decimal... | |
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