| Zadock Thompson - Arithmetic - 1832 - 186 pages
...dividend. RULE. 128. Write down the divisor aud dividend, and divide aa in whole numbers. Point off ait **many places for decimals from the right hand of the...— If there are not so many figures in the quotient** aa the number of decimal places required, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers. 2. — Should... | |
| William Ruger - Arithmetic - 1832 - 282 pages
...that the multiplier bears to a unit. How do you point off in division of derimate? A. As many figures **from the right hand of the quotient, as the decimal...places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** When you divide by a pure decimal, is the quotient greater or less than the dividend? A. Greater Why... | |
| Lyman Cobb - Arithmetic - 1832 - 228 pages
...whole numbers, and as many figures must be pointed off from the right hand of the quotient for decimals **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** When the decimal places in the quotient are not enough, ciphers must be prefixed to the left hand of... | |
| Richard Frederick Clarke (the elder.) - 1833 - 158 pages
...as in whole numbers, and point off from the right-hand of the quotient as many figures for decimals **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** Here are six decimal places in the dividend (viz. 462837), and two places in the divisor (riz. 35),... | |
| Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1833 - 284 pages
...in simple numbers, and point off in the quotient, from the right hand, so many places for decimals **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor** ; and if there are not so many, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers. Est. Divide 1,38483 by... | |
| Frederick Emerson - Arithmetic - 1834 - 202 pages
...DECIMALS. Divide as in whole numbers ; and in the quotient, point off as many figures for decimals, **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor;** that is, make the decimal places in the divisor and quotient counted together, equal to the decimal... | |
| Frederick Emerson - Arithmetic - 1834 - 300 pages
...divisor. RULE Divide as in whole numbers; and in the quotient, point off as many figures for decimals, **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor;** that is, make the decimal places in the divisor and quotient counted together, equal to the 'decimal... | |
| James L. Connolly (mathematician.) - Arithmetic - 1835 - 264 pages
...those in the dividend ; 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.** If the places in the quotient be not so many as the rule requires, prefix as many ciphers to the left... | |
| Silas Totten - Algebra - 1836 - 320 pages
...RULE. (61.) Divide as in wliolc numbers, and point off, in the quotient, as many figures for decimals, **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** The reason for this rule is evident, for the quotient multiplied by the divisor, must produce the dividend;... | |
| George Willson - Arithmetic - 1836 - 202 pages
...Divide as in whole numbers ; and point off from the right of the quotient as many places for decimals, **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** If there are not as many places in the quotient as the rulo requires, prefix ciphers. * When there... | |
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