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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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The Artillerists̓ Manual, and British Soldiers̓ Compendium

Frederick Augustus Griffiths - Artillery - 1859 - 426 pages
...2700 Answer. 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...
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The Progressive Higher Arithmetic: For Schools, Academies, and Mercantile ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1860 - 444 pages
...exceeds those in the divisor. 224. Hence the following RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from tlie right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimals as the decimal plates in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. • NOTES. — 1. If the number of figures in the...
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Higher Arithmetic : Or, The Science and Application of Numbers: Combining ...

James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1860 - 446 pages
...DECIMALS. Divide as in whole numbers, and point off' as many figures for decimals in the quotient, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. If the quotient does not contain figures enough, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers. PROOF....
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The art and practical application of arithmetic, by J.& T. Flint

John Flint (inspector of schools.) - 1862 - 148 pages
...6-3740. DIVISION. Divide as in whole numbers, and for decimals point off from the quotient as many places as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. When the decimal places in the divisor exceed those in the dividend, before commencing to divide, annex...
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The Practical Model Calculator, for the Engineer, Mechanic, Machinist ...

Oliver Byrne - Engineering - 1863 - 600 pages
...650510 DIVISION OF DECIMALS. RL-LE. — 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 places of the quotient are not so many as the rule requires, let the defect be supplied by...
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Practical Arithmetic: Embracing the Science and Applications of Numbers

Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1863 - 346 pages
...the following 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 V/ prefixing ciphers. Examples. 1. Divide 2.3421...
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The Rudiments of Written Arithmetic: Containing Slate and Black-board ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1866 - 200 pages
...as many decimal places as are contained in both .iJi^jsor and quotient. Hence the following RtFLB. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand...places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. Noras. 1. If the number of figures in tie quotient be less than the excess ol the decimal places in...
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Practical Arithmetic, by Induction and Analysis

Joseph Ray - Arithmetic - 1857 - 360 pages
...Rule for Division. — Divide as in Simple N-umbers, 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 places, supply the deficiency by prefixiny ciphers. PROOF. — The same as...
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The Crittenden Commercial Arithmetic and Business Manual: Designed for the ...

John Groesbeck - Arithmetic - 1868 - 358 pages
...be in whole numbers. RULE II.—When the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. Should there be a deficiency...
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The Crittenden Commercial Arithmetic and Business Manual: Designed for the ...

John Groesbeck - Arithmetic - 1868 - 350 pages
...RULE II.—When the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. Divide as in ivhole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. Should there be a deficiency...
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