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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

## The Elements of Arithmetic, Oral and Written: Designed for Pupils in the ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1877 - 250 pages
...— Divide as in division of integers, and from the right of Uie 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...

## The Rudiments of Written Arithmetic: Containing Slate and Black-board ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1877 - 212 pages
...contains as many decimal places as are contained in both divisor and quotient. Hence the following RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimate as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor, 1. If the number of figures...

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

Horatio Nelson Robinson, Daniel W. Fish - Arithmetic - 1877 - 374 pages
...contained in both divisor and quotient. RULE. Divide as in icliole numbers, and from the right hand of tlie quotient point off as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed (hoje in the divisor. Explain division of decimals. Give rule. 1. If the number of figures in the quotient...

## Howard's California Calculator and Golden Rule for Equation of Payments: The ...

C. Frusher Howard - Business mathematics - 1878 - 104 pages
...• 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...

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

Horatio Nelson Robinson, Daniel W. Fish - Arithmetic - 1879 - 374 pages
...places as are contained in both )!• and quotient. RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from ihc rigid hand of the quotient point off as many places for...places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. Explain division of decimals. Give rule. 1. Ifthe number of figures in the quotient he less than the...

## Ray's Elementary Arithmetic: Embracing Mental and Written Exercises, for ...

Joseph Ray - Arithmetic - 1879 - 200 pages
...the 105. 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 Division...

## Howard's Art of Computation and Golden Rule for Equation of Payments for ...

C. Frusher Howard - Business mathematics - 1879 - 134 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...

## The Progressive Higher Arithmetic: For Schools, Academies, and Mercantile ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1875 - 470 pages
...ciphers as the number in the dividend exceeds those in the divisor. 224. Hence the following .RlJLE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand...quotient point off as many places for decimals as the^decimal place* in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. NOTES. — 1. If the number of figures...