Books Books 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 ## A Practical Arithmetic: Upon the Basis of the Works of Geo. R. Perkins

George Payn Quackenbos - Arithmetic - 1872 - 348 pages
...187. RULE. — 1. Divide as in whole numbers. Point off from the right of the quotient as many figures as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. 186. In division of decimals, how many decimal places must the dividend contain ? How many must the... ## New Rudiments of Arithmetic: Combining Mental and Slate Exercises for ...

James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1873 - 240 pages
...decimals ? Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right of the quotient point off as many figures for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. REMARKS. — 1. If the quotient has not so many figures as the decimal places in the dividend exceed... ## Robinson's Progressive Practical Arithmetic: Containing the Theory of ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson, Daniel W. Fish - Arithmetic - 1873 - 384 pages
...divisor and quotient. - Hence the following RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the n'aht^^ hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimals • as ihe decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. Explain division of decimals. GJve... ## The Progressive Higher Arithmetic: For Schools, Academies, and Mercantile ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1874 - 482 pages
...ciphers as the number in the dividend exceeds those in the divisor. 224. Hence the following RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand...for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exveed those in the divisor. NOTES. — 1. If the number of figures in the quotient be less than the... ## The Complete Arithmetic: Oral and Written

Daniel W. Fish - Arithmetic - 1874 - 538 pages
...— Divide as in division of integers, and from Itie right of the quotient point off as many figures as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those...divisor. 1. If the number of figures in the quotient be less than the excess of the decimal places in the dividend over those in the divisor, the deficiency... ## Robinson's Progressive Practical Arithmetic: Containing the Theory of ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson, Daniel W. Fish - Arithmetic - 1874 - 380 pages
...places as are contained in both divisor and quotient. Hence the following RULE. Divide as in ivhole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimals as (he decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. Explain division of decimals. Give... ## Howard's California Calculator: The Newest, Quickest and Most Complete ...

C. Frusher Howard - Ready-reckoners - 1874 - 108 pages
...quotient. RULE. — Divide as in whole numbers, and point off in the quotient as many places to the left for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. Divide .244 by .4. Ans. .61. Divide .255 by .05. Ans. 5.1. The learner can supply additional examples... ## A Higher Arithmetic

George Payn Quackenbos - Arithmetic - 1874 - 444 pages
...RULE. — 1. Divide decimals like integers. Point off from the right of the quotient as many figures as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. If there are not so many, prefix ciphers to supply the deficieiwy. 2. When the dividend contains fewer... ## An Intermediate Arithmetic ...: (Robinson's Shorter Course).

Daniel W. Fish - 1874 - 320 pages
...point off as many figures for decimals as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceed ffiose in the divisor. 1. If the number of figures in the quotient be less than the excess of the decimal places in the dividend over those in the divisor, the deficiency... 