Books Books RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. The Youth's Assistant in Theoretic and Practical Arithmetic: Designed for ... - Page 31
by Zadock Thompson - 1838 - 164 pages ## Logarithmick Arithmetick: Containing a New and Correct Table of Logarithms ...

Arithmetic - 1818 - 251 pages
...in, both the divisor and quotient ; therefore point off for decimal* 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... ## Daboll's Schoolmaster's Assistant: Improved and Enlarged. Being a Plain ...

Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1818 - 240 pages
...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 in the quotient are not so many as the rule requires, supply the defect by prefixing... ## Arithmetic Modernised: Or, A Complete System of Arithmetic, Adapted to ...

John Davidson, Robert Scott (writing master) - Arithmetic - 1818 - 190 pages
...Divide as in whole numbers, and for decimals from Hie right of the quotient point off as many figures as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor ; when there are not so winy figures iu the quotient, supply the. defect by prefixing ciphers. ll2le.... ## A Complete System of Theoretical and Mercantile Arithmetic: Comprehending a ...

George G. Carey - Arithmetic - 1818 - 574 pages
...as in whole numbers, and point off from the right hand of the quotient as many figures for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor; if there be not so many figures in the quotient, supply the defect by adding ciphers io the left hand*.... ## The New American Arithmetic, in the Coin of the United States, Denominated ...

John Lyman Newell - Arithmetic - 1822 - 222 pages
...counted together, must be equal to those in the dividend ; ie point off as many places for decimals in the quotient, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. Q. When the decimals in the quotient are not so many as the rule requires, how do you proceed ? A.... ## A Course of Mathematics: For the Use of Academies, as Well as Private ...

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1822 - 618 pages
...OF DECIMALS. DIVIDE as in whole numbers ; and point off in the quotient as many places for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.* » The reason of ihU Rule is evident ; for, since the divisor multiplied by the quotient pvc.s the... ## The Complete Practical Arithmetician: Containing Several New and Useful ...

Thomas Keith - Arithmetic - 1822 - 332 pages
...in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point oft- so many figures for tlev-irjals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor ; but, if the quotient does not contain Midi a number of figures as is equal to the excess, the defect... ## The Arithmetical Catechism, Compiled from Various Authors, for the Use of ...

Henry Jackson - Arithmetic - 1824 - 165 pages
...sam€*as Simple Division. 2. Q. What «7/te rule for pointing in Division ? A. Point^t^T so.' many places as the decimal places .in the Dividend -exceed those in the Divisor. If the places of the Quotient be not so many as the rule requires. supply the defect by prefixing ciphers.... ## The Youth's Assistant in Theoretick and Practical Arithmetic

Zadock Thompson - Arithmetic - 1826 - 164 pages
...DIVISION OF DECIMALS. RULE.! — Divide as in whole numbers, and point oft' so many plates for decimals in the quotient as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. If there are not so many figures in the quotient as the number of decimals required, supply the defect... 