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 46by Elias Loomis - 1873 - 360 pagesFull view - About this book
| Joseph Ray - Algebra - 1852 - 408 pages
...and divisor with reference to a certain letter, and place the divisor on the right of the dividend. **Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor** ; the result will be the first term of the quotient. Multiply the divisor by this term, and subtract... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Algebra - 1852 - 348 pages
...terms of each quantity, so that the highest powers of one of the letters may stand before the lower. **Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor,** and set the result in the quotient with its proper sign. Multiply the whole divisor by the terms thus... | |
| Joseph Ray - Algebra - 1852 - 366 pages
...order to conform to the general method of proceeding from the left toward the right, it is customary to **divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of** thi. riivisor ; this, however, affects no principle, as the division may be com menced at the right... | |
| Joseph Ray - Algebra - 1848 - 250 pages
...From the preceding, we derive the RULE, FOR THE DIVISION OF ONE POLYNOMIAL BY ANOTHER. Divide tlie **first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor,** the result will be the first term of the quotient. Multiply the dicisor by this term, and subtract... | |
| William Somerville Orr - Science - 1854 - 534 pages
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| Benedict J. Sestini - Algebra - 1854 - 156 pages
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| Elias Loomis - Algebra - 1855 - 356 pages
...following RULE FOR THE DIVISION OF POLYNOMIALS. 1. Arrange the dividend and divisor according to the powen **of the same letter 2. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor,** the result will be the first term of the quotient. 3. Multiply the divisor by this term, and subtract... | |
| Thomas Sherwin - Algebra - 1855 - 262 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... | |
| William Smyth - Algebra - 1855 - 370 pages
...viz. Having arranged the divisor and dividend with reference to the powers of the same letter, 1°. **Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor,** the result will be the first term of the quotient ; 2°. multiply the whole divisor by the term of... | |
| William Smyth - Algebra - 1858 - 344 pages
...viz. Having arranged the divisor and dividend with reference to the powers of the same letter, 1°. **Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor,** the result will be the first term of the quotient; 2°. multiply the whole divisor by the term of the... | |
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