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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
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The Naval Artificer's Manual: (The Naval Artificer's Handbook Revised) Text ...

United States - 1918 - 840 pages
...8468 101.016 Division of Decimals. Rule: Divide as in whole numbers and point off as many places in the quotient as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. Annex as many ciphers to the right of the dividend as may be required to produce even division, or...
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Business Arithmetic

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...
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Locomotive Firemen's Magazine, Volume 24

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...
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The National Engineer, Volume 18

Steam engineering - 1914 - 1118 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...
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Practical Arithmetic, by Induction and Analysis

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...
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The Rudiments of Arithmetic: Embracing Mental and Written Exercises for ...

Joseph Ray - Arithmetic - 1866 - 212 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...
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International Steam Engineer: Official Journal of the ..., Volumes 29-30

1916 - 936 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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