| Bothwell Graham - Arithmetic - 1895 - 238 pages
...divisor, and the denominator may be obtained by pointing off as many decimal places in the quotient **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** NOTE. — If the decimal places, or zeros, in the denominator of the dividend be fewer than those in... | |
| Floyd Davis - Mining engineering - 1900 - 148 pages
...invert the terms of the divisor and proceed as in multiplication of fractions. In case of decimals, **divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand...places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** Q. 27. If j 3 0 of a ton of coal is worth $1J, what is a ton worth? A. 1J when reduced to an improper... | |
| William James Milne - Arithmetic - 1900 - 236 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... | |
| Edward Gideon - Arithmetic - 1902 - 182 pages
...Change a Common Fraction to a Decimal. Annex ciphers to the numerator, and divide by the denominator ; **and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimals** its there were decimal ciphers annexed. The quotient will be the decimal required. Problems. Change... | |
| Jacob Henry Minick, Clement Carrington Gaines - Business mathematics - 1904 - 412 pages
...quotient point off as many figures as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds the number **in the divisor. 1. If the number of figures in the quotient** is less than the number of decimal places to be pointed off, prefix ciphers to make as many. 2. Before... | |
| Charles E. Sayward - Business mathematics - 1908 - 188 pages
...divide by a decimal. RULE. — Divide as in whole numbers. Point off as many places in the quotient **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor,** or add as many ciphers' to the quotient as the decimal places in the divisor exceed those in the dividend.... | |
| Education - 1909 - 720 pages
...about as follows : "Divide as in simple numbers, and point off as many decimal places in the quotient **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor."** In following this rule, it is impossible to determine where the decimal point in the quotient belongs... | |
| School of Railway Signaling (Utica, N.Y.) - Railroads - 1910 - 444 pages
...division of whole numbers. As many decimal places are pointed off in the quotient, beginning at the right, **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor,** prefixing ciphers if necessary. 238. PROBLEMS.—(1) Divide .425 by 5. SOLUTION.— divisor 5).425... | |
| Mechanical engineering - 1916 - 902 pages
...many ciphers as the number in the dividend exceeds those m the divisor. Hence the following : RULE. **Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand...places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** NOTES. — 1. If the number of figures in the quotient be less than the excess of the decimal places... | |
| Business mathematics - 1917 - 194 pages
...divide by a decimal. KULE. — Divide as in whole numbers. Point off as many places in the quotient **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor,** or add as many ciphers to the quotient as the decimal places in the divisor exceed those in the dividend.... | |
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