| Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1810 - 180 pages
...examples and remarks are sufficient to establish the following RULE. In the division of decimal fractions, **divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off' as many** figure• for decimals as the decimal figures in the dividend exceed those in the divisor, and \f there... | |
| Arithmetic - 1811 - 198 pages
...DIVISION OF DECIMALS. < "i « RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right handof the iiuotk-iH **point off as many places for decimals as the decimal...places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** *-^ If the places of the quotient are not so many as the rule requires, supply the defect by prefixing... | |
| Robert Gibson - Surveying - 1811 - 592 pages
...decimals in the dividend, than there are in the divisor, point off as many figures in the quotient **for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor** ; the want of places in the quotient being supplied by prefixing ciphers. But if there be more decimal... | |
| Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1812
...in the product. DIVISION OP DECIMALS. , DIVIDE as in whole numbers ; and point off in the quotient **as many places for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor*.** • The reason of this Rule is evident ; for, since the divisor multiplied by the quotient gives the... | |
| Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1812 - 216 pages
...in the divifor and quotient counted together mud be always equal to thofe in die dividend, therefore **divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient, point off** fo many places for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed thofe in the divifor. " 2.... | |
| Oliver Welch - Arithmetic - 1857 - 244 pages
...come to at $1-12 cts. per bushel ? Ans. $72-24- cts. DIVISION OF DECIMALS. RULE. — Divide exactly **as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many** figures 'for decimals, as the decimal figures inthe dividend exceed' the decimal figures; in the dU... | |
| Robert Gibson - Electronic books - 1814 - 508 pages
...decimals in the dividend, than there are in the divisor, point off аи many figures in the quotient **for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor** ; the want of places in the quotient beingsupplied by prefixing ciphers. But if there be more decimal... | |
| Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1815 - 240 pages
...the divisor and fjaotient counted together, must always be equal to those in the dividend, therefore **divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient, point off** so many places for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. 2.... | |
| Arithmetic - 1817 - 198 pages
....243264 by 725234, reserving 6 decimal places in the product. Prod. .180049 DIVISION OF DECIMALS. RULE. **Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point** ofl' as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.... | |
| Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1818 - 240 pages
...by 1000, is 425, For ,425X10 is 4,250, &c. DIVISION OF DECIMALS. ; RULE. in the dividend, therefore **divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient, point off** so many places for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. 2.... | |
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