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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

## The University Algebra ...

John Fair Stoddard, William Downs Henkle - Algebra - 1859 - 538 pages
...both dividend and divisor according to the ascending or descending powers of the same letter in both. 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, by which multiply all the terms in the divisor,...

## New Elementary Algebra: Embracing the First Principles of the Science

Charles Davies - Algebra - 1859 - 324 pages
...dividend and divisor with reference to a (Art. 44), placing the divisor on the left 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, which, for convenience, we place under the divisor....

## The Progressive Practical Arithmetic: Containing the Theory of Numbers, in ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1859 - 348 pages
...hand of the dividend, as in simple numbers. II. Find the first term of the quotient either by dividing the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, or by dividing the first two terms of the dividend by the first two terms of the divisor ; multiply...

## An elementary course of practical mathematics, Part 1

James Elliot - 1860 - 252 pages
...both the divisor and the dividend according to the powers of some one letter contained in them : then divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, for the first terra of the quotient. Multiply the whole divisor by the term thus found. Subtract the product from...

## The Progressive Higher Arithmetic, for Schools, Academies, and Mercantile ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1860 - 444 pages
...hand of the dividend, as in simple, numbers II. Find the first term of the quotient either by dividing the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, or by dividing the first two terms of the dividend by the first two terms of the divisor ; multiply...

## The elements of algebra. [With] Answers

Robert Fowler - 1861 - 426 pages
...both the divisor and dividend according to the powers of the same letter (a in the example) ; then to divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, place the result in the quotient and multiply the divisor by it ; subtract and proceed similarly with...

## Common School Algebra

Thomas Sherwin - 1862 - 252 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...

## New University Algebra: A Theoretical and Practical Treatise, Containing ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson - Algebra - 1863 - 432 pages
...I. Arrange loth dividend and divisor according to the descending powers of one of the letters. II. Divide the first term of the. dividend by the first term of the divisor, and write the result in the quotient. III. Multiply the whole divisor by the quotient thus found, andsubtract...