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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

## Howard's California Calculator and Golden Rule for Equation of Payments: The ...

C. Frusher Howard - Business mathematics - 1878 - 104 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...

## Howard's Art of Computation and Golden Rule for Equation of Payments for ...

C. Frusher Howard - Ready-reckoners - 1879 - 134 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...

## Ray's Elementary Arithmetic: Embracing Mental and Written Exercises, for ...

Joseph Ray - Arithmetic - 1879 - 200 pages
...Divide as in simple numbers, and from the right of the quotient point off as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor; if there be not so many places, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers. PROOF. — Same as in Division...

## Complete Graded Arithmetic, Oral and Written: Upon the Inductive Method of ...

James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1882 - 416 pages
...result at the right as part of the quotient. Finally, point off as many decimal figures at the right of the quotient as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. PROOF. — Multiply the divisor and quotient together, and to the product add the remainder. If the...

## Complete Graded Arithmetic: Oral and Written : Upon the Inductive Method of ...

James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1882 - 416 pages
...Divide as in whole numbers, and from, the right of the quotient point off as many figures for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. If the quotient does not contain figures enough, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers. NOTES....

## Howard's Anglo-American Art of Reckoning: The Standard Teacher and Referee ...

C. Frusher Howard - Ready-reckoners - 1884 - 144 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. Divide 776 by 4.2 . Ans. 184.77+ Divide...

## Practical Arithmetic, by Induction and Analysis

Joseph Ray - Arithmetic - 1885 - 358 pages
...there are decimals in both divisor and quotient. Art 181: hence, There must be as many decimals in the quotient as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. 1. Divide 2.125 by 5 tenths. SOLUTION.— Divide as in Simple Numbers; K^I''^*' then, since there are...

## Robinson's Progressive Practical Arithmetic: Containing the Theory of ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson - 1888 - 372 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. Explain division of decimals. Give rule. 1. If the number of figures in the quotient be less than the...