| Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1892 - 236 pages
...as in whole members, 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.** 1. If the number of figures in the quotient is less than the excess of the decimal places in the dividend... | |
| Education - 1893 - 1066 pages
...is done by moving the decimal point one place to the right. This g-ives "as many decimal places in **the quotient as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor;"** a fact that pupils will soon discover for themselves if led aright. This process also settles the question... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1895 - 526 pages
...Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point of as many places for decimals **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. NOTE». — 1. If** the number of flijurei In the quotient I* less than tho excess of the decimal places In the dividend... | |
| Bothwell Graham - Arithmetic - 1895 - 238 pages
...numerator of the divisor. II. To find the denominator of the quotient. Point off as many decimal places in **the quotient as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor;** when necessary, prefix zeros to supply the deficiency. Perform the indicated operations and verify... | |
| Floyd Davis - Mining engineering - 1900 - 148 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.** Q. 27. If j 3 0 of a ton of coal is worth $1J, what is a ton worth? A. 1J when reduced to an improper... | |
| Charles E. Sayward - Business mathematics - 1908 - 188 pages
...quotient. To divide by a decimal. RULE. — Divide as in whole numbers. Point off as many places in **the quotient as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor,** or add as many ciphers' to the quotient as the decimal places in the divisor exceed those in the dividend.... | |
| Education - 1909 - 720 pages
...usually given about as follows : "Divide as in simple numbers, and point off as many decimal places in **the quotient as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor."** In following this rule, it is impossible to determine where the decimal point in the quotient belongs... | |
| School of Railway Signaling (Utica, N.Y.) - Railroads - 1910 - 444 pages
...division of whole numbers. As many decimal places are pointed off in the quotient, beginning at the right, **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor,** prefixing ciphers if necessary. 238. PROBLEMS.—(1) Divide .425 by 5. SOLUTION.— divisor 5).425... | |
| Mechanical engineering - 1916 - 902 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... | |
| Business mathematics - 1917 - 194 pages
...quotient. To divide by a decimal. KULE. — Divide as in whole numbers. Point off as many places in **the quotient as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor,** or add as many ciphers to the quotient as the decimal places in the divisor exceed those in the dividend.... | |
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