| David Price - Arithmetic - 1858 - 266 pages
...Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right of the quotient point off as many figures for decimals **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor** : if you have not enough figures in the quotient, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers. How do... | |
| Charles Haynes Haswell - Measurement - 1858 - 350 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... | |
| Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1858 - 348 pages
...in simple numbers, and point off in the quotient, from the right hand, as 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.... | |
| Frederick Augustus Griffiths - Artillery - 1859 - 426 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... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1859 - 362 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.** NOTES. 1. If the number of figures in the quotient be less than the excess of the decimal places in... | |
| James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1860 - 446 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.... | |
| John Flint (inspector of schools.) - 1862 - 152 pages
...6-3740. DIVISION. Divide as in whole numbers, and for decimals point off from the quotient as many places **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** When the decimal places in the divisor exceed those in the dividend, before commencing to divide, annex... | |
| Oliver Byrne - Engineering - 1863 - 600 pages
...RL-LE. — 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 by... | |
| Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1863 - 346 pages
...in simple numbers, and point off' in the quotient, from the right hand, as 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 V/ prefixing ciphers. Examples. 1. Divide 2.3421... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1866 - 200 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.** Noras. 1. If the number of figures in tie quotient be less than the excess ol the decimal places in... | |
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