| Preston Edmond Curry, Victor M. Rubert - Business mathematics - 1922 - 328 pages
...6. To divide decimals, divide as whole or mixed numbers are divided, and point off as many places in **the quotient as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor,** or place the quotient above the dividend and predetermine the position of the point. No. 1. Without... | |
| Railroads - 1898 - 730 pages
...as 1.2)42.276 35.23 RULE. 1 — Divide as in common numbers and point off as many decimal places in **the quotient as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. NOTE.** — In the example given above we have three decimal places in the dividend (.276) and only one in... | |
| Steam engineering - 1914 - 1114 pages
...another, use the same method as in ordinary mathematics; that is, point off as many decimal places in ** ** As the factors in the last problem have an equal number of decimal places, the quotient is the whole... | |
| Joseph Ray - Arithmetic - 1857 - 340 pages
...Divide as in Simple bers, and point off' from the right hand of the quotient at 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 prefixiny ciphers. PEOOF' — The same as... | |
| Joseph Ray - Arithmetic - 1866 - 210 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... | |
| 1916 - 928 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... | |
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