| George G. Carey - Arithmetic - 1818 - 574 pages
...1 . Divide, as in whole numbers, and point off from the right hand of the quotient as many figures **for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor;** if there be not so many figures in the quotient, supply the defect by adding ciphers io the left hand*.... | |
| Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1818 - 240 pages
...therefore divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient, point off so many places lor **decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** 2. If the places in the quotient are not so many as the rule requires, supply the defect by prefixing... | |
| John Davidson, Robert Scott (writing master) - Arithmetic - 1818 - 190 pages
...Divide as in whole numbers, and for decimals from Hie right of the quotient point off as many figures **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor** ; when there are not so winy figures iu the quotient, supply the. defect by prefixing ciphers. ll2le.... | |
| Arithmetic - 1818 - 251 pages
...in, both the divisor and quotient ; therefore point off for decimal* in the quotient so many figures, **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** 2. If the figures in the quotient are not so many as the rule, requires, supply the defect by prefixing... | |
| Phinehas Merrill - Arithmetic - 1819 - 99 pages
...Ans. .1107. DIVISION OF DECIMALS. RULE 1 — Divide as in whole numbers, anil from the right ¡land **of the quotient point off as many places for Decimals...as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those** of ihs divisor. 2- If the places of the quotient be not so many as the rule requires, supply the defect... | |
| Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1822 - 618 pages
...decimals in the product. DIVISION OF DECIMALS. DIVIDE as in whole numbers ; and point off in the quotient **as many places for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.*** » The reason of ihU Rule is evident ; for, since the divisor multiplied by the quotient pvc.s the... | |
| Thomas Keith - Arithmetic - 1822 - 332 pages
...multiplied by 751-4540, and reserve only the integers in the product. DIVISION OF DECIMAL FRACTIONS. RULE I. **Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point** oft- so many figures for tlev-irjals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor... | |
| John Lyman Newell - Arithmetic - 1822 - 222 pages
...must be equal to those in the dividend ; ie point off as many places for decimals in the quotient, **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** Q. When the decimals in the quotient are not so many as the rule requires, how do you proceed ? A.... | |
| Henry Jackson - Arithmetic - 1824 - 165 pages
...sam€*as Simple Division. 2. Q. What «7/te rule for pointing in Division ? A. Point^t^T so.' many places **as the decimal places .in the Dividend -exceed those in the Divisor.** If the places of the Quotient be not so many as the rule requires. supply the defect by prefixing ciphers.... | |
| Thomas Keith - Arithmetic - 1825 - 332 pages
...multiplied by 751-4549, and resenre only the integers in the product. DIVISION OF DECIMAL FRACTIONS. RULE I. **Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off** so many figures for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor; but,... | |
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