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 ## Daboll's Complete Schoolmaster's Assistant Being a Plain Comprehensive ...

Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1843 - 254 pages
...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... Charles DAVIES (LL.D.) - Arithmetic - 1843 - 348 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 prefacing ciphers. Q. If one decimal fraction... ## Elementary and practical Arithmetic on the inductive system, by analysis and ...

Charles WATERHOUSE - Arithmetic - 1844 - 228 pages
...DECIMALS. - it "••'' -f RULE. — Proceed as in simple numbers — pointing off as many figures from the right hand of the quotient, as the decimal...places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. If there be not so many figures in the dividend as in the divisor, annex ciphers to the dividend, until... Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1844 - 358 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... ## Elementary and Practical Arithmetic: On the Inductive System, by Analysis ...

Charles Waterhouse - Arithmetic - 1844 - 216 pages
...DECIMALS. RULE. — Proceed as in simple numbers — pointing off as many figures from the right harid of the quotient, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. If there be not so many figures in the dividend as in the divisor, annex ciphers to the dividend, until... ## Practical Arithmetic, Uniting the Inductive with the Synthetic Mode of ...

James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1846 - 398 pages
...FOR DIVISION OF DECIMALS. Divide as in whole numbers, and point off as many figures for decimals in the quotient, as the decimal places in the. dividend exceed those in the divisor. If the. quotient does not contain figures enough, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers. PROOF.... ## Practical Arithmetic: Uniting the Inductive with the Synthetic Mode of ...

James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1846 - 362 pages
...DIVISION OF DECIMALS. Divide as in whole numbers, and point off as many fig-~ tiresfor decimals in the quotient, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. If the quotient does not contain figures enough, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers. PROOF.... ## Practical Arithmetic, Uniting the Inductive with the Synthetic Mode of ...

James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1846 - 336 pages
...FOR DIVISION OF DECIMALS. Divide as in whole numbers, and point off as many figures fur decimals in the quotient, as the decimal places in the. dividend exceed those in the divisor. If the quotient does not contain figures enough, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers. PROOF.... ## North American Arithmetic: Part Second and Part Third, Part 2

Frederick Emerson - Arithmetic - 1846 - 268 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 if, make the . decimal places in the divisor and quotient counted together,' equal to the decimal... 