| Eugene L. Dubbs - Arithmetic - 1901 - 462 pages
...minute, how many square feet could it make in 150 days of 1440 minutes each ? DIVISION DEFINITIONS 26. 1. **Division is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another** number, or of separating a number into a given number of equal parts. 2. The dividend is the number... | |
| Charles Edward White, Bruce Mervellon Watson - Arithmetic - 1901 - 272 pages
...11 cords cost? 25. There are 144 pens in 1 gross. How many pens are there in 12 gross ? DIVISION 63. **Division is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another,** or finding one of the equal parts of a number. Thus, 5 cents is contained in 20 cents 4 times. One-fourth... | |
| Engineering - 1902 - 514 pages
...38,674 X 205. (/) 18,304 X 100. (m) 7,834 X 10. («) 87,543 X 1,000. (o) 48,763 X 100. DIVISION. 55. **Division is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another** of the same kind. The number to be divided is called the dividend. The number by which we divide is... | |
| International Correspondence Schools - Arithmetic - 1902 - 794 pages
...If each barrow contains 420 pounds of ore, how many pounds does he load ? Ans. 23,520 Ib. DIVISION. **Division is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another** of the same kind. The number to be divided is called the dividend. The number by which we divide is... | |
| Joseph Emerson Worcester - English language - 1902 - 346 pages
...disunion : — part divided or set off : — discord : — part of a military or naval force : — **process of finding how many times one number is contained in another.** Di-vï'sçr, и. Number which divides. Di-TOrce', n. Legal separation of husband and wife: — disunion.... | |
| Joseph Ray - Arithmetic - 1903 - 364 pages
...of 10 ? Ans. 5. Why ? The process by which the preceding examples are solved is called division. 36. **Division is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another.** It is also the process of separating a number into equal parts. The "divisor is the number by which... | |
| Wilbur Fisk Nichols - Arithmetic - 1903 - 296 pages
...walks 4 miles an hour for 5 hours a day, how many days will he take to walk 100 miles ? L ONG DIVISION. **Division is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another** ; or of finding one of the equal parts of a number. The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor... | |
| Frank H. Hall - Arithmetic - 1903 - 400 pages
...observations that this number equals the number of square feet in the oblong. DIVISION. 124. Division is (1) **the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another** number; or (2), it is finding one of the equal parts of a number. NOTE 1. — The word number as used... | |
| International Correspondence Schools - Arithmetic - 1904 - 656 pages
...15 miles an hour. How far apart will they be at the end of 205 hours ? Ans. 1,081 mi. DIVISION. 55. **Division is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another** of the same kind. The number to be divided is called the dividend. The number by which we divide is... | |
| John Henry Moore - Business mathematics - 1904 - 406 pages
...33^, the buckwheat at 60^, and the beans at $ 2, did he gain or lose, and how much ? DIVISION 102. **Division is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another.** 103. The dividend is the number to be divided. 104. The divisor is the number by which the dividend... | |
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