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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

## A Practical Arithmetic: Upon the Basis of the Works of Geo. R. Perkins

George Payn Quackenbos - Arithmetic - 1872 - 348 pages
...187. RULE. — 1. Divide as in whole numbers. Point off from the right of the quotient as many figures as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. 186. In division of decimals, how many decimal places must the dividend contain ? How many must the...

## The Complete Arithmetic: Oral and Written

Daniel W. Fish - Arithmetic - 1874 - 538 pages
...— Divide as in division of integers, and from Itie right of the quotient point off as many figures as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. 1. If the number of figures in the quotient be less than the excess of the decimal places in the dividend...

## A Higher Arithmetic

George Payn Quackenbos - Arithmetic - 1874 - 444 pages
...RULE. — 1. Divide decimals like integers. Point off from the right of the quotient as many figures as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. If there are not so many, prefix ciphers to supply the deficieiwy. 2. When the dividend contains fewer...

## Howard's California Calculator: The Newest, Quickest and Most Complete ...

C. Frusher Howard - Ready-reckoners - 1874 - 108 pages
...— Divide as in whole numbers, and point off in the quotient as many places to the left for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. Divide .244 by .4. Ans. .61. Divide .255 by .05. Ans. 5.1. The learner can supply additional examples...

## Felter's New Intermediate Arithmetic: Containing Oral and Written Problems ...

Stoddard A. Felter, S. A. Farrand - Arithmetic - 1875 - 314 pages
...decimal places in the dividend at least equal to those in the divisor. Point off as many decimals in the quotient as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor, prefixing ciphers to the quotient, if necessary. REVIEW. — Any order divided by the same order gives...

## The Indiana School Journal, Volume 20

Education - 1875 - 942 pages
...places in the product exceed those in the multiplier, 6. The quotient must contain as many decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. The following diagram exhibits the law of increase and decrease that pertains to both integers and...

## A Practical Business Arithmetic ...

Lorenzo Fairbanks - 1875 - 468 pages
...Divide as in simple numbers, and point off, from the right of the quotient, as many figures for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. NOTES. — 1. Should the number of figures in the quotient be insufficient for the required number...

## The Progressive Higher Arithmetic: For Schools, Academies, and Mercantile ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1875 - 462 pages
...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. NOTES. — 1. If the number of figures in the quotient be less than the excess of the decimal places...