| Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1847 - 368 pages
...simple numbers, and point off• in the quo. tient, 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. EXAMPLES. 1. Divide 2.3421... | |
| Education - 1847 - 508 pages
...product, as there are in the multiplicand and multiplier ? And in division, why cut off as many decimals, **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor** ? Answer: — because the rule tells me to do so ; but is this the answer we are to be satisfied with... | |
| William Vogdes - Arithmetic - 1847 - 256 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.** 2. If the places in the quotient are not so many as the rule requires, supply the defect by prefixing... | |
| James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1847 - 434 pages
...quotient, In like manner it may be shown universally, that The quotient must have as many decimal figures, **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor** ; that is, the decimal places in the divisor and quotient together, must fo equal in number to those... | |
| James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1848 - 422 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.... | |
| James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1848 - 432 pages
...like manner it may be shown universally, that / 329. The quotient must have as many decimal figures, **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor;** that is, the decimal places in the divisor and quotient together, must J« equal in number to those... | |
| Almon Ticknor - Measurement - 1849 - 144 pages
...ciphers. DIVISION. RULE. — 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. To reduce... | |
| Nathan Daboll, David Austin Daboll - Arithmetic - 1849 - 249 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... | |
| Rufus Putnam - Arithmetic - 1849 - 404 pages
...OF DECIMALS. 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.** The dividend must contain at least as many decimal places as the divisor. If it has not so many, annex... | |
| Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1850 - 412 pages
...as in simple numbers, and point of 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. 2. Divide 4.6842 by 2.11.... | |
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