Books Books 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 ## Cobb's Explantory Arithmetick, Number Two: Containing the Compound Rules ...

Lyman Cobb - Arithmetic - 1836 - 216 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... ## The Complete Mathematical and General Navigation Tables: Including Every ...

...performed in the same manner as in whole numbers j observing to point off as many decimal places in the quotient as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor : — But if there be not as many figures in the quotient as there are in that excess, the deficiency... ## A Practical and Theoretical System of Arithmetic: Containing a New System of ...

George Willson - Arithmetic - 1838 - 194 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 rule requires, prefix ciphers. When there are... ## Mental and Practical Arithmetic

Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1838 - 292 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. Q. If one decimal fraction... ## The artillerist's manual, and compendium of infantry exercise

Frederick Augustus Griffiths - 1839 - 352 pages
...decimals. Rule. Divide as in whole numbers ; and point off in the quotient as many places for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. When the decimal places of the quotient are not so many as the above rule requires, the deficiency... ## Complete Schoolmaster's Assistant: Being a Plain Comprehensive System of ...

Nathan Daboll - 1839
...as in whole numbers, and from the right hand in the quotient point off as many figures for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. 2. If the places in the quotient be not so many as the rule requires, supply the deficiency by prefixing... ## Ruger's Arithmetick, with Questions and Answers: A New System of Arithmetick ...

William Ruger - Arithmetic - 1841 - 263 pages
...multiplier bears to a unit. How do you pcint off in division of deeimals 7 A. As maay figures froir. 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 1 A. Greater.... ## Arithmetic: As Taught in the Troy Episcopal Institute

W. F. Walker - Arithmetic - 1841 - 248 pages
...as the decimals in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. V. If there are not so many figures in the quotient as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the devisor, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers. VI. Annex a cipher or ciphers to the remainder... ## An epitome of navigation, and nautical astronomy, with the improved lunar tables

Janet Taylor - Nautical astronomy - 1842 - 588 pages
...DECIMALS. Divide as in whole numbers, observing to point off as many decimal places in the quoticnt, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. If there be not as many figures in the quoticnt as are equal to that excess, supply the deficicney... 