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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

## Schoolmaster's Assistant

Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1825 - 258 pages
...divisor *nd fluotiontconnted togethei, must always be equal to those DECIMAL in the dividend, therefore divide as in whole numbers* and from the right hand of the quotient, point oft' HO many places for decimals, as the decimal places ia the divi dend exceed those in tlie divisor....

## A Course of Mathematics for the Use of Academies: As Well as ..., Volume 1

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1825
...DIVISION OF DECIMALS. DIVIDE as in whole numbers ; and point off in the quotient as many places f. >r decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.* » The reason of this Rule is evident; for, since the divisor multiplied by the quotient gives the...

## Pike's System of Arithmetic Abridged: To which are Added Appropriate ...

Nicolas Pike, Dudley Leavitt - Arithmetic - 1826 - 214 pages
...divisor and quotient, counted together, must always be equal to those in the dividend ; therefore, divide as in whole numbers, and, from the right hand of the quotient, point off so many places for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. 2....

## The Youth's Assistant in Theoretick and Practical Arithmetic

Zadock Thompson - Arithmetic - 1826 - 164 pages
...DECIMALS. RULE.! — Divide as in whole numbers, and point oft' so many plates for decimals in the quotient as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. If there are not so many figures in the quotient as the number of decimals required, supply the defect...

## The Common School Manual: A Regular and Connected Course of Elementary ...

Montgomery Robert Bartlett - Education - 1827 - 274 pages
...or short, of whole numbers. 2. Point off to the right of the quotient, as many places fpidecimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. 3. If the places in the quotient fall short, supply the deficiency by prefixing cyphers. 4. When a...

## The Mercantile Arithmetic, Adapted to the Commerce of the United States, in ...

Michael Walsh - Arithmetic - 1828 - 318 pages
...two thousand and four and two tenths by twentyseven. Aus. 54113,4. DIVISION OF DECIMALS. jf *RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand...quotient point off as many places for decimals as 2555 59662 2352 730 1491Г.5 3528 2555 268479 392 the decimal places in the dividend exceed those of...

## Adams's New Arithmetic: Arithmetic, in which the Principles of Operating by ...

Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1828 - 264 pages
...examples and remarks are sufficient to establish the following RULE. In the division of decimal fractions, divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many figures for decimals, as the decimal figures in the dividend exceed those in the divisor, and if there...

## The Improved Arithmetic: Newly Arranged and Clearly Illustrated, Both ...

Daniel Parker - Arithmetic - 1828 - 348 pages
...dividend. Therefore, divide as in whole numbers, and from the right-band of the quotient point off so many places for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. 2. If the places in the quotient be not so many as the rule requires, supply the defect by prefixing...