| Frederick Emerson - Arithmetic - 1834 - 300 pages
...places in the divisor. RULE Divide as in whole numbers; and in the quotient, point off as many figures **for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor;** that is, make the decimal places in the divisor and quotient counted together, equal to the 'decimal... | |
| George Alfred - Arithmetic - 1834 - 336 pages
...as will make the decimal places thereof equal to those in the divisor at least. 2. Divide precisely **as in whole numbers, and, from the right hand of the quotient, point off** so many figures for decimals, as the decimal places of the dividend exceed those in the divisor. 3.... | |
| Frederick Emerson - Arithmetic - 1832 - 344 pages
...FOR DIVISION OF DECIMALS. Divide as Ml whole numbers ; and in the quotient, point off as many figures **for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor;** that is, make the decimal places in the divisor and quotient counted together, equal to the decimal... | |
| James L. Connolly (mathematician.) - Arithmetic - 1835 - 250 pages
...that the decimal places of the quotient and divisor be equal in niimber 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... | |
| George Willson - Arithmetic - 1836 - 202 pages
...DIVISION OP DECIMALS. RULE. Divide as in whole numbers ; and point off from the right of the quotient **as many places for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** If there are not as many places in the quotient as the rulo requires, prefix ciphers. * When there... | |
| William Ruger (A.B.) - Arithmetic - 1836 - 274 pages
...pure decimal, which is less than a unit, can evidently be subtracted oftener than a unit. RULE. — **Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient, point off as many** figures for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor ; if there be... | |
| Lyman Cobb - Arithmetic - 1836 - 216 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... | |
| Silas Totten - Algebra - 1836 - 362 pages
...OF DECIMALS. RULE. (51.) Divide as in whole numbers, and point off, in the quotient, as many figures **for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** The reason for this rule is evident, for the quotient multiplied by the divisor, must produce the dividend... | |
| Michael Walsh - Arithmetic - 1838 - 327 pages
...Multiply two thousand and four and two tenths by twentyseven. Ans. 54113,4. DIVISION OF DECIMALS. RULE. **Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand...as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those** of the divisor. If the places of the quotient are not so many as the rule requires, supply the defect... | |
| George Willson - Arithmetic - 1838 - 194 pages
...DIVISION OF DECIMALS. RULE. Divide as in whole numbers ; and point off from the right of the quotient **as many places for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** If there are not as many places in the quotient as the rule requires, prefix ciphers. When there are... | |
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