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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

## Connolly's Arithmetic: Or, The Ohio Accomptant: Being a Plain Practical ...

James L. Connolly (mathematician.) - Arithmetic - 1829 - 250 pages
...that the decimal places of the quotient and divisor be equal in number with those in the dividend ; and from the right hand of the quotient point off...places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. If the places in the quotient be not so many as the rule requires, prefix as many ciphers to the left...

## The Practical Arithmetic: In which the Principles of Operating by Numbers ...

Arithmetic - 1829 - 180 pages
...DIVISION OF DECIMALS, we have this RULE.* Divide as in whole numbers, and point off from the quotient as many places for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor ; but if there are not so many places, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers. NOTE. The quotient...

## Daboll's Schoolmaster's Assistant: Improved and Enl. ...

Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1829 - 254 pages
...dividend, l therefore divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of th' 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...

## A Short System of Practical Arithmetic: Compiled from the Best Authorities ...

William Kinne - 1829 - 248 pages
...rules for pointing off in the quotient. 1. Point off for decimals in the quotient so many figures, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. 2. 1f the figures in the quotient are not so many as the rule requires, supply the defect by prefixing...

## Daboll's Schoolmaster's Assistant: Improved and Enlarged: Being a Plain ...

Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1829 - 268 pages
...the 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 iiuotien-t, point off so many places for decimals, as tht ilec'tnal pUices in the dividend exceed those...

## The Youth's Assistant in Theoretic and Practical Arithmetic ...

Zadock Thompson - Arithmetic - 1828 - 216 pages
...divide as in whole numhers. Point off as many places for decimals frum the right hand of the quotient, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. NOTE 1 — If there are not so many figures in ihe quotient a' the numher of decimal places required,...

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

Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1830 - 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 Common School Manual: A Regular and Connected Course of Elementary ...

Montgomery Robert Bartlett - Arithmetic - 1830 - 306 pages
...as in division, whether long or short, of whole numbers. 2. Point off to the right of the quotient, as many places for decimals, 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 ciphers. 4. When a...