| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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.... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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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