| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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.... | |
| 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*.... | |
| 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.... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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.... | |
| 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... | |
| Nicolas Pike, Dudley Leavitt - Arithmetic - 1826 - 214 pages
...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 defect by prefixing... | |
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