| Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1838 - 292 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. Q. If one decimal fraction... | |
| Arithmetic - 1838 - 204 pages
....041287 Product 1762.35 265.355 28.399112 768.32 .000855 .016004 .00008591 DIVISION OF DECIMALS. HULE. **Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient,** separate as many figures for decimals as the decimal figures of the dividend exceed those of the divisor.... | |
| Thomas Kerigan - Nautical astronomy - 1838
...the same manner as in whole numbers j observing to point off as many decimal places in the quotient **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor** : — But if there be not as many figures in the quotient as there are in that excess, the deficiency... | |
| Daniel Adams - 1839 - 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... | |
| Frederick Augustus Griffiths - 1839 - 352 pages
...deficiency. Division of decimals. Rule. Divide as in whole numbers ; and point off in the quotient **as many places for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** When the decimal places of the quotient are not so many as the above rule requires, the deficiency... | |
| Janet Taylor - Nautical astronomy - 1851 - 702 pages
...DECIMALS. Divide as in whole numbers, observing to point off as many decimal places in the quotient, **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** If there be not as many figures in the quotient as are equal to that excess, supply the deficiency... | |
| Oliver Byrne - Engineering - 1852 - 600 pages
...650510 DIVISION OF DECIMALS• RULE- — Divide as in whole numbers ; and point off in the quotient **as many places for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the** divisorWhen the places of the quotient are not so many as the rule requires, let the defect be supplied... | |
| Joseph Bateman - Excise tax - 1852 - 372 pages
...sum of these partial products point off the assigned number DECIMAL AND MENTAL ARITHMETIC. [CHAP. I. **decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor** ; or in other words to sce that the divisor and of decimal places. The example in the margin, which... | |
| Charles Haynes Haswell - Engineering - 1853 - 318 pages
...2508.92806. DIVISION OF DECIMALS. RULE. — Divide as in whole numbers, and point off in 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. EXAMPLE.— Divide... | |
| Daniel Leach - Arithmetic - 1853 - 626 pages
...120. RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and point off from the right of the quotient as many figures **for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor** ; and if there be not as many, make the number equal by prefixing ciphers to the quotient. PROOF. Division... | |
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