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Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and write the result as the first term of the quotient. Multiply the whole divisor by the first term of the quotient, and subtract the product from the dividend.
An Academic Algebra - Page 58
by James Morford Taylor - 1893 - 338 pages

## New First Course in Algebra

Herbert Edwin Hawkes, William Arthur Luby, Frank Charles Touton - Algebra - 1926 - 456 pages
...according to the descending (or ascending) powers of some common letter, called the letter of arrangement. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor and write the result as the first term of the quotient. Multiply the divisor by the first term of the...

## Algebra

William Raymond Longley, Harry Brooks Marsh - Algebra - 1926 - 608 pages
...divide one polynomial by another, first arrange both polynomials according to the powers of the same letter. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor. The result is the first term of the quotient. Multiply the divisor by the first term of the quotient and place...

## Junior High School Mathematical Essentials, Volume 9

J. Andrew Drushel, John William Withers - Mathematics - 1926 - 336 pages
...descending or ascending powers of a letter or number found in both. n. For the first term of the quotient divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor. ffi. Multiply each term of the divisor, beginning with the first, by the first term of the quotient...

## College Algebra

William Le Roy Hart - Algebra - 1926 - 412 pages
...Arrange both dividend and divisor in either ascending or descending powers of some common letter. 2. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor and write the result as the first term of the quotient. 3. Multiply the whole divisor by the first...

## Mathematics for the Coast Artillery Officer

Coast Artillery School (U.S.) - 1943 - 64 pages
...powers of some common letter, and keep this order throughout the operation. Proceed as follows: (1) Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor. (2) Write the result as the first term of the quotient. (3) Multiply all the terms of the divisor by...