| 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... | |
| 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.... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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.... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| Shelton P. Sanford - Arithmetic - 1872 - 402 pages
...1.944 RULE. I Divide as in whole numbers, and point off from the right of the quotient as many figures **for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** If there are not enough figures to point off, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers. II. When... | |
| James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1872 - 236 pages
...right, decimals. Or, divide as in whole numbers, and from the right of the quotient, point off as many **decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** REMARKS. — I. If there are not figures enough in the quotient for the decimals required hy the second... | |
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