| 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... | |
| Thomas Kerigan - Nautical astronomy - 1838
...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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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.... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| John Darby (teacher of mathematics.) - 1843 - 236 pages
...DIVISION OF DECIMALS. RULE. — 1. Divide as in whole numbers, and point off as as many decimal places in **the quotient as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** See Example 1st2. If the quotient have not so many places of figures in it, as there are decimal places... | |
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