| Janet Taylor - Nautical astronomy - 1851 - 702 pages
...DIVISION OF DECIMALS. Divide as in whole numbers, observing to point off as many decimal places in **the quotient, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** If there be not as many figures in the quotient as are equal to that excess, supply the deficiency... | |
| John Bonnycastle - 1851 - 314 pages
...in whole numbers, and point off, from the right-hand of the quotient, as many places for decimals, **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor** ; observing, if there be not so many as the rule requires, to supply the defect by prefixing ciphers.... | |
| Oliver Byrne - Engineering - 1851 - 310 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 places of the quotient are not so many as the rule requires, let the defect be supplied... | |
| Daniel Leach - Arithmetic - 1851 - 280 pages
...Divide as in whole . numbers, and point off from the right of the quotient as many figures for decimals **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor** ; and if there be not as many, make the number equal by prefixing ciphers to the quotient. PROOF. Division... | |
| Joseph Bateman - Excise tax - 1852 - 376 pages
...these partial products point off the assigned number DECIMAL AND MENTAL ARITHMETIC. [CHAP. I. decimals **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor** ; or in other words to sce that the divisor and of decimal places. The example in the margin, which... | |
| Charles Haynes Haswell - Engineering - 1853 - 318 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** ; but if there are not so many places, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers. EXAMPLE.— Divide... | |
| Daniel Leach - Arithmetic - 1853 - 626 pages
...Divide as in whole numbers, and point off from the right of the quotient as many figures for decimals **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor** ; and if there be not as many, make the number equal by prefixing ciphers to the quotient. PROOF. Division... | |
| Charles D. Lawrence - Arithmetic - 1854 - 336 pages
...Divide as in whole numbers ; and point off from the right hand of the quotient as many decimal places, **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** When the number of figures in the quotient is less than the number of decimal placet! in the dividend,... | |
| Andrew Carrick (accountant.) - Ready-reckoners - 1856 - 34 pages
...Divide as in whole numbers, and for decimals, from the right of the quotient, point off as та' figures **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor** ; when there are not so many figures i quotient, supply the defect by prefixing ciphers ; or, 18 DECIMAI.... | |
| Joseph Ray - Arithmetic - 1857 - 348 pages
...there are decimals in both divisor and quotient. Art. 181 : hence, There must be as many decimals in **the quotient as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** 1. Divide 2.125 by 5 tenths. SOLUTION.— Divide as in Simple Numbers; KXO^O"*' then, since there are... | |
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