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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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The school arithmetic

Robert Johnston (F.R.G.S.) - 1860 - 188 pages
...numerator by that number. 102. To divide any quantity by a fraction. RULE. — Multiply the quantity by the denominator of the fraction, and divide the product by the numerator. For, 3-H = Xi = = 3 ; also, 3s. &Ы-$ = ^у^-'Х4 = 1 7s. 6d. TREASON. — It is evident that...
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Introduction to the National Arithmetic, on the Inductive System: Combining ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1861 - 338 pages
...will contain ^ as many times as 91 will contain 3, equal to 30J. RULE. — Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and divide the product by the numerator. EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE. 2. Divide 18 by f Ans. 20f . 4. Divide 23 by J. Ans. 92. 3. Divide 27 by |....
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Bryant and Stratton's Commercial Arithmetic: In Two Parts. Designed for the ...

Emerson Elbridge White - Arithmetic (Commercial), 1861 - 1861 - 348 pages
...contained in 12 four times, and J, or J of 3, four times 4 times, or 16 times. Multiply tJie whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and divide the product by the numerator. Or, Divide the whole number by the numerator, and multiply the result by the denominator. ]'", x:i:n...
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The civil service arithmetic. [With] A key, Book 1

Robert Johnston (F.R.G.S.) - 1863 - 258 pages
...its numerator by that number. 84. To divide any quantity by a fraction. RULE __ Multiply the quantity by the denominator of the fraction, and divide the product by the numerator. 3s. 6d. 17s. erf. For, 3+1=? x| = V = 3j; also, 3s. &*.-=-*= — — x|= — j -- 4s. 4jrf. REASOH....
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The Analysis of Written Arithmetic: Book Second, Designed for Public and ...

Stoddard A. Felter - Arithmetic - 1864 - 412 pages
...Invert the divisor, and proceed at in the multiplication of fractions ; or (c.) Multiply the dividend by the denominator of the fraction, and DIVIDE the product BY THE NUMEBATOR. What are the values of the following expressions ? 340. 364-H. 348- 4134-4-8^. 341. 241-HV-...
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Intermediate Arithmetic: For Use in the Common Schools and Academies of the ...

Paul Allen Towne - Arithmetic - 1867 - 240 pages
...| are 3 times ^; hence, | are contained in 4, i of 20, or 6| times. BULE. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and divide the product by the numerator. 2. Divide 1 by \' I' 2 * i ' * t' - ' - ' . Ans. 2; 3; Ц; 4, etc. 3. Divide 12 by I; f; ; };...
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Practical Arithmetic, by Induction and Analysis

Joseph Ray - Arithmetic - 1857 - 360 pages
...yards of cloth can you buy for 6 dollars? Ans. 8 yards. Rule for Case II. — Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and divide the product by the numerator. REVIEW. — 155. What is dividing a whole number by a fraction? flow many times is one-third contained...
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A Complete Arithmetic: Uniting Mental and Written Exercises in a Natural ...

Emerson Elbridge White - Arithmetic - 1870 - 350 pages
...33. 125 -ff? 36. 225100. KULES.; — To divide an integer by a fraction, 1. Multiply the integer by the denominator of the fraction, and divide the product by the numerator. Or, 2. Divide the integer by the numerator, and multiply the quotient by the denominator. Case III....
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An Intermediate Arithmetic: Uniting Mental and Written Exercises in a ...

Emerson Elbridge White - Arithmetic - 1873 - 260 pages
... = 14 X 5 -f- 3 = 23J. Art. 77. RULE. — To divide an integer by a fraction, Multiply the integer by the denominator of the fraction, and divide the product by the numerator. LESSON XIV. Fractions dirided by fractions. 1. If \ of a barrel of flour will supply a family one month,...
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Introduction to the National Arithmetic on the Inductive System: Combining ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1871 - 350 pages
...times, it will contain f as many times as 91 will contain 3, or RULE. — Multiply the whole number Try the denominator of the fraction, and divide the product by the numerator. EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE. 2. Divide 18 by |. Ans. 20f 8. Divide 27 by fa Ans. 29^. 4. Divide 23 by i....
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