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 ## Howard's Anglo-American Art of Reckoning: The Standard Teacher and Referee ...

C. Frusher Howard - Ready-reckoners - 1884 - 144 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. Divide 776 by 4.2 . Ans. 184.77+ Divide... ## Practical Arithmetic, by Induction and Analysis

Joseph Ray - Arithmetic - 1885 - 350 pages
...Rule for Division. — Divide as in Simple Numbers, and point off' from the right hand of the quotient as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor; if there be not so many places, supply the deficiency by prefixiny ciphers. PROOF. — The same as... ## Robinson's Progressive Practical Arithmetic: Containing the Theory of ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson - 1888 - 372 pages
...the dividend contains as many decimal places as are mniai nc-r. in both divisor and quotient. RULE. 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. 1. If the number of figures in the quotient be less than the... ## Robinson's Progressive Practical Arithmetic: Containing the Theory of ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson, Daniel W. Fish - Arithmetic - 1888 - 372 pages
...places as are contained in both didsor and quotient. RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from tlie right hand of the quotient point off as many places...the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in ths divisor. Explain division of decimals. Give rule. 1. If the number of figures in the quotient be... ## Robinson's New Practical Arithmetic for Common Schools and Academies

Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1892 - 428 pages
....dividend contains as many decimal places as are contained in both divisor and quotient. RULE. — Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand...divisor. 1. If the number of figures in the quotient is less than the excess of the decimal places in the dividend over those in the divisor, the deficiency... ## Robinson's New Rudiments of Arithmetic

Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1892 - 236 pages
...that the dividend contains as many decimal places as are contained in both divisor and quotient. Rule. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand...divisor. 1. If the number of figures in the quotient ie lees than the excess of the decimal places in the dividend over those in the divisor, the deficiency... ## Robinson's New Rudiments of Arithmetic

Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1892 - 236 pages
...many decimal places as are contained in both divisor and quotient. Rule. Divide as in whole members, and from the right hand of the quotient point off...divisor. 1. If the number of figures in the quotient is less than the excess of the decimal places in the dividend over those in the divisor, the deficiency... ## The Indiana School Journal, Volume 38

Education - 1893 - 1066 pages
...moving the decimal point one place to the right. This g-ives "as many decimal places in the quotient as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor;" a fact that pupils will soon discover for themselves if led aright. This process also settles the question... ## Elements of Arithmetic: For Primary and Intermediate Classes in Public and ...

William James Milne - Arithmetic - 1893 - 252 pages
...evident that : In dividing decimals, we divide as if the numbers were integers, and from the right of the quotient point off as many places for decimals as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds the number in the divisor. 1. If the quotient does... 