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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
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A New and Easy Introduction to the Mathematics: Containing. A system of ...

Ira Wanzer - Arithmetic - 1831 - 396 pages
...necessary to make it contain the divisor. Then divide as in whole numbers ; and point off in the quotient as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed (in number) those in the divisor ; taking care when the quotient does not contain so many figures to...
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Arithmetic: In which the Principles of Operating by Numbers are Analytically ...

Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1831 - 276 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 qttotient point off as many figures for decimals, as the decimal figures in the dividend exceed those...
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A New and Complete System of Arithmetick: Composed for the Use of the ...

Nicolas Pike - Arithmetic - 1832 - 544 pages
...therefore, divide as in whole numbers, and, fro.ii the right hand of the quotient. point oil' so innny places for decimals, as the decimal places: in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. 2. If the places of the quotient be not so many as the rule requires, supply the defect by prefixing...
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A New and Complete System of Arithmetick: Composed for the Use of the ...

Nicolas Pike - Arithmetic - 1832 - 542 pages
...the divisor and quotient counted together, must ahvays be equal to those in the dividend ; therefore, divide as in whole numbers, and, from the right, hand of the quotient, point otfso nviny phices for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend pxcoe)d thn?r in the divisor....
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A New System of Arithmetick: In which the Rules are Familiarly Demonstrated ...

William Ruger (A.B.) - Arithmetic - 1832 - 288 pages
...— Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand ol' the quotient, point off as many figures for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor ; if there be not enough in the quotient, prefix ciphers to the left hand of the quotient, to supply...
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Cobb's Explanatory Arithmetick, Number Two: Containing the Compound Rules ...

Lyman Cobb - Arithmetic - 1832 - 228 pages
...divided as whole numbers, and as many figures must be pointed off from the right hand of the quotient for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. When the decimal places in the quotient are not enough, ciphers must be prefixed to the left hand of...
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The Youth's Assistant in Theoretic[!] and Practical Arithmetic ...

Zadock Thompson - Arithmetic - 1832 - 186 pages
...divide aa in whole numbers. Point off ait many places for decimals from 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 the quotient aa the number of decimal places required,...
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Adam's New Arithmetic: Arithmetic, in which the Principles of Operating by ...

Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1833 - 268 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...
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The Common School Arithmetic: Prepared for the Use of Academies and Common ...

Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1833 - 270 pages
...following RULE. Divide as in simple numbers, and point off in the quotient, from the right hand, so many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor ; and if there are not so many, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers. Est. Divide 1,38483 by...
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A system of arithmetic, with the principles of logarithms

Richard Frederick Clarke (the elder.) - 1833 - 158 pages
...EULE. 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. Here are six decimal places in the dividend (viz. 462837), and two places in the divisor (riz. 35),...
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