| George Willson - Arithmetic - 1836 - 202 pages
...3. Divide-]^ by 4. Ans. if . II. To divide a whole number by a fraction. RULE. Multiply the dividend **by the denominator of the fraction, and divide the product by the numerator.** 1. Divide 8by|. 8X4 32 ~3~=T Ans, To understand the principle of this operation : — had the divisor... | |
| Charles Guilford Burnham - Arithmetic - 1837 - 256 pages
...much greater than the dividend as the fraction is less than a unit, or 1. RULE. Multiply the dividend **by the denominator of the fraction, and divide the product by the numerator.** Operation. 3X3=$9 Ans. As 6, the dividend, is to be mulj 3 tiplied by 3, the denominator of the —... | |
| Luther Ainsworth - Arithmetic - 1837 - 308 pages
...before. Q. How do you divide by a simple fraction, only, as J, f , f , J, &.c. A. Multiply the dividend **by the denominator of the fraction, and divide the product by the numerator,** and the quotient will be the answer. (1) (2) Divide 4846 by 4J Divide 5670 by 3f Operation 4846 Operation... | |
| Peirpont Edward Bates Botham - Arithmetic - 1837 - 238 pages
...23472 OBS. When the divisor is a proper fraction, as f, -f, -f, &c. RULE : — Multiply the dividend **by the denominator of the fraction, and divide the product by the numerator.** EXAMPLE. OPERATIC*". Divide 28 by 4 4)140" 35 Ans. Exercises for the Slate. Divide 1 3 by $ ,4n*. 18$... | |
| George Willson - Arithmetic - 1838 - 194 pages
...3. Divide j-| by 4. Ans. ||. II. To divide a whole number by a fraction. RULE. Multiply the dividend **by the denominator of the fraction, and divide the product by the numerator.** 1. Divide 8 by -J. 8X4 32 — =T To understand the principle of this operation : — had the divisor... | |
| Warren Colburn - Algebra - 1839 - 318 pages
...is the -5- Paft of some number, — will be — vaa part of the same number, and _ is _ part of ~f. **aba Arith. Art. XXIV. Hence, to divide a whole number...by the numerator. How many times is f contained in** -JSolution. Reducing them to a common denominator, | is I*-, and -J is f |- . £*• is contained in... | |
| Nathan Daboll - 1839
...come to ? Aim. $|. PROBLEM VI. To divide a Whole Number by a Fraction, RULE. Multiply the whole number **by the denominator of the fraction, and divide the product by the numerator.** EXAMPLES. 1. How many times is | of a dollar contained in $9 ? 1 dollar is £, and 9 dollars is 9 times... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1839 - 305 pages
...product by 3, the quotient will be threefourths. Hence the following RULE. Multiply ike whole number **by the denominator of the fraction, and divide the product by the numerator.** 2. Divide 18 by ft. Ans. 28|. 3. Divide 28 by i- . Ans. 41^. 4. Divide 27 by ^. Ans. 459. 5. Divide... | |
| Daniel Adams - 1839 - 268 pages
...product write the numerator. I 1. To divide a whole number by a fraction, — Multiply the dividend **by the denominator of the fraction, and divide the product by the numerator.** III. To divide one fraction by another, — Invert the divisor and multiply together the two upper... | |
| Calvin Tracy - Arithmetic - 1840 - 316 pages
...quotient is as follows, 6x3 = 18, the number of thirds in six ; and 18-^2 = 9. Multiply the whole number **by the denominator of the fraction, and divide the product by the numerator.** Ex. 1. Divide 9 by J. Operation, 9x4 = 36, and 36-=-3 = 12, the quotient. 2. Divide 15 by f . Operation,... | |
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