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Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and write the result as the first term of the quotient. Multiply the whole divisor by the first term of the quotient, and subtract the product from the dividend.
A Treatise on Algebra - Page 46
by Elias Loomis - 1873 - 360 pages

## A New Introduction to the Science of Algebra...

Silas Totten - Algebra - 1836 - 360 pages
...with reference to the powers of a. The first term of the quotient will therefore be found by dividing the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor. 11 ALGEBRA. 2. As the dividend is the sum of all the partial products formed by multiplying the divisor...

## Treatise on the elements of algebra

James Bryce - Algebra - 1837 - 322 pages
...to both, so that its highest power may stand first, its next highest power second, and so on ; 3° divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor; the quantity found is the first term of the quotient; 4° multiply this term into the divisor, and,...

## An Introduction to Algebra: Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction

Warren Colburn - Algebra - 1838 - 282 pages
...compound numbers. > v, •Arrange the dividend and divisor according to the powers of some letter. Dimde the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and write the result in the quotient. Multiply all the terms of the divisor by the term of the quotient...

## First Lessons in Algebra: Being an Easy Introduction to that Science ...

Ebenezer Bailey - Algebra - 1840 - 270 pages
...Division in Algebra, when both the divisor and dividend are compound quantities : Divide the Jirst term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, for the first term of the quotient. Multiply the whole divisor by this term, and subtract the product from the dividend. Divide the first...

## The Elements of Algebra

Thomas Grainger Hall - 1840 - 266 pages
...and dividend according to the powers of the same letter, beginning with the highest power in each. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and set down the quotient by itself: multiply every term of the divisor by this quotient, and subtract...

## First Lessons in Algebra: Being an Easy Introduction to that Science ...

Ebenezer Bailey - Algebra - 1841 - 262 pages
...general RULE for Division in Algebra, when both the divisor qnd dividend are compound quantities : Divide the first term of the dividend by the first...of the divisor, for the first term of the quotient. Multiply the whole divisor by this term, and subtract the product from the dividend. Divide the first...

## An Elementary Treatise on Algebra: For the Use of Students in High Schools ...

Thomas Sherwin - Algebra - 1841 - 314 pages
...exact second power, and, therefore, does not admit of an exact root. Remark 2. In dividing we merely divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor; and, since double the first, the first two, the first three, &c. terms of the root, will have the first...

## An Elementary Treatise on Algebra: For the Use of Students in High Schools ...

Thomas Sherwin - Algebra - 1842 - 326 pages
...Arrange the dividend and divisor according to the powers of the same letter, beginning with the highest. 2. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and place the result as the first term of the quotient; recollecting, that if both terms have the same...