Books Books 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 ## The Western Practical Arithmetic: Wherein the Rules are Illustrated, and ...

Arithmetic - 1853 - 266 pages
....121 Product 1762.35 265.355 28.399112 768.32 .000855 .016004 .00008591 DIVISION OF DECIMALS. RULE. 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.... ## A Practical and Theoretical Arithmetic: Designed for the Use of Schools and ...

Charles D. Lawrence - Arithmetic - 1854 - 336 pages
...Divide as in whole numbers ; and point off from the right hand of the quotient as many decimal places, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. When the number of figures in the quotient is less than the number of decimal placet! in the dividend,... ## New University Arithmetic: Embracing the Science of Numbers, and Their ...

Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1856 - 452 pages
...places in 'he quotient 1 Give the rule for the division of decimals. quotient, from the right hand, as 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. EXAMPLES. 1. Divide 4.6842... ## Carrick's commercial calculator

Andrew Carrick (accountant.) - Ready-reckoners - 1856 - 30 pages
...Divide as in whole numbers, and for decimals, from the right of the quotient, point off as та' figures as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor ; when there are not so many figures i quotient, supply the defect by prefixing ciphers ; or, 18 DECIMAI.... ## Practical Arithmetic, by Induction and Analysis

Joseph Ray - Arithmetic - 1857 - 348 pages
...Rule for Division. — Divide as in Simple Numbers, and point off" from the right hand of the quotient as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor; if there be not so many placet, supply the deficiency by prefixiny ciphers. PROOF.— The same as in... ## Mensuration and Practical Geometry: Containing Tables of Weights and ...

Charles Haynes Haswell - Measurement - 1858 - 350 pages
...590.324. 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... ## School Arithmetic: Analytical and Practical

Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1858 - 348 pages
...: hence, RULE. — Divide as in simple numbers, and point off in the quotient, from the right hand, as 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. EXAMPLES. 1. Divide 2.... ## The North American Practical School Arithmetic: Particularly Adapted to the ...

David Price - Arithmetic - 1858 - 266 pages
...RULE. — Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right of the quotient point off as many figures for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor : if you have not enough figures in the quotient, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers. How do... ## The Progressive Practical Arithmetic: Containing the Theory of Numbers, in ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1859 - 348 pages
...contains as many decimal places as are contained in both divisor and quotient Hence the following RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand...places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. Explain division of decimals. Give rule. NOTES. 1. If the number of figures in the quotient be less... 