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RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.
Robinson's New Practical Arithmetic for Common Schools and Academies - Page 134
by Horatio Nelson Robinson - 1892 - 416 pages

## School Arithmetic: Analytical and Practical

Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1869 - 350 pages
...— Divide as in simple numbers, and point off in the quotient, from the right hand, as many p/aees for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor ; and if there are not so many, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers. EXAMPLES. 1. Divide 2.3421...

## A guide book to the Local marine board examination. The ordinary examination ...

Thomas Liddell Ainsley - 1869 - 452 pages
...numbers. The rule for placing the decimal point is, that the quotient must have as many decimal figures as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor, that is, the quotient and divisor together must contain as many decimals as the dividend. EXAMPLES....

## Robinson's Progressive Practical Arithmetic: Containing the Theory of ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson, Daniel W. Fish - Arithmetic - 1871 - 384 pages
...contains as many decimal places as are contained in both divisor and quotient. Hence the following ^ RULR. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand...places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. Explain division of decimals. Give rule. NOTES. 1. If the number of figures in the quotient be less...

## Robinson's Progressive Practical Arithmetic: Containing the Theory of ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson, Daniel W. Fish - Arithmetic - 1858 - 378 pages
...contains as many decimal places as are contained in both divisor and quotient. Hence the following Ei'LK. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand...quotient point off as many places for decimals as ihe decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. Explain division of decimals. Give...

## Robinson's Progressive Practical Arithmetic: Containing the Theory of ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson, Daniel W. Fish - Arithmetic - 1871 - 384 pages
...contains as mfiny decimal places as are contained in both divisor and quotient. Hence the following RDLB. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimalt as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. Explain division of decimals....

## The Crittendon Commercial Arithmetic and Business Manual: Designed for the ...

John Groesbeck - Business mathematics - 1871 - 370 pages
...in whole numbers. RULE II. — When the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. Should there be a deficiency...

## The Rudiments of Arithmetic: Embracing Mental and Written Exercises for ...

Joseph Ray - Arithmetic - 1866 - 212 pages
...Hence, the Rule for Division of Decimal Fractions. — Divide as in simple numbers, and from the right of the quotient, point off as many places for decimals...places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor ; if there be not so many places, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers. PROOF. — Same as in...

## Crittenden Commercial Arithmetic ...

John Groesbeck - 1872 - 374 pages
...in whole numbers. RULE II. — When the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.. Should there be a deficiency...