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" To divide a whole number by a fraction, — Multiply the dividend by the denominator of the fraction, and divide the product by the numerator. "
An Introduction to Algebra Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction - Page 89
by Warren Colburn - 1828 - 276 pages
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A Practical and Theoretical System of Arithmetic: Containing Several New ...

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...
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A New System of Arithmetic, on the Cancelling Plan: Embracing the Rules of ...

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 —...
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Practical Mercantile Arithmetic: In which the Theory and Practice of ...

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...
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The Common School Arithmetic ...: To which is Added a Dictionary of ...

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$...
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A Practical and Theoretical System of Arithmetic: Containing a New System of ...

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...
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An Introduction to Algebra Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction

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...
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Complete Schoolmaster's Assistant: Being a Plain Comprehensive System of ...

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...
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The National Arithmetic, on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and ...

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...
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Arithmetic, in which the Principles of Operating by Numbers are Analytically ...

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...
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A New System of Arithmetic: In which is Explained and Applied to Practical ...

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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