| James L. Connolly (mathematician.) - Arithmetic - 1829 - 266 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... | |
| Arithmetic - 1829 - 196 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... | |
| Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1829 - 252 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... | |
| William Kinne - 1829 - 246 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... | |
| 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... | |
| Zadock Thompson - Arithmetic - 1828 - 230 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,... | |
| Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1830 - 294 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... | |
| 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... | |
| Michael Walsh - 1831 - 348 pages
...,00108. Multiply two thousand and four and two tenths by twenty Ans. 54113,4. DIVISION OF DECIMALS. RULE. **Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand...quotient point off as many places for decimals as** ihe decimal places in the dividend exceed those of the divinor. If the places of the quotient are not... | |
| Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1831 - 276 pages
...remarks are sufficient to establish the following RULE. In the division of decimal fractions, divide an **in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many** figures for decimals, as the decimal fiaures in the dividend exceed those in the divisor, and if there... | |
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