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" Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and write the result as the first term of the quotient. Multiply the whole divisor by the first term of the quotient, and subtract the product from the dividend. "
Elements of Geometry - Page 44
by Adrien Marie Legendre - 1825 - 224 pages
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A Treatise on the Elements of Algebra

James Bryce - Algebra - 1837 - 80 pages
...to both, so that its highest power may stand first, its next highest power second, and so on ; 3 divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor; the quantity found is the first term of the quotient; 4 multiply this term into the divisor, and,...
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An Introduction to Algebra: Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction

Warren Colburn - Algebra - 1838 - 276 pages
...compound numbers. > v, •Arrange the dividend and divisor according to the powers of some letter. Dimde the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and write the result in the quotient. Multiply all the terms of the divisor by the term of the quotient thus found, and subtract...
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The Elements of Algebra

Thomas Grainger HALL - 1840
...and dividend according to the powers of the same letter, beginning with the highest power in each. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and set down the quotient by itself: multiply every term of the divisor by this quotient, and subtract...
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An Elementary Treatise on Algebra: For the Use of Students in High Schools ...

Thomas Sherwin - Algebra - 1841 - 300 pages
...exact second power, and, therefore, does not admit of an exact root. Remark 2. In dividing we merely divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor; and, since double the first, the first two, the first three, &c. terms of the root, will have the first...
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First Lessons in Algebra: Being an Easy Introduction to that Science ...

Ebenezer Bailey - Algebra - 1841 - 252 pages
...general RULE for Division in Algebra, when both the divisor qnd dividend are compound quantities : Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, for the first term of the quotient. Multiply the whole divisor by this term, and subtract the product...
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An Introd. to Algebra Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction

Warren Colburn - Algebra - 1844 - 276 pages
...division of compound numbers. •Arrange the dividend and divisor according to the powers of some letter. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and write the result in the quotient. Multiply all the terms of the divisor by the term of the quotient thus found, and subtract...
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Elements of algebra, by A. Ingram and J. Trotter

Alexander Ingram - 1844
...compound, arrange the terms of the dividend and divisor according to the powers of the same letter. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor to obtain the first term of the quotient, then multiply the whole divisor by this term, and subtract...
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Elements of Algebra: Being an Abridgment of Day's Algebra, Adapted to the ...

James Bates Thomson - Algebra - 1844 - 252 pages
...compound quantities, arrange the terms according to Jlft. 106. To obtain the first term in the quotient, divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor. Multiply the whole divisor by the term placed in the quotient; subtract the product from the dividend...
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Elements of Algebra: Embracing ... the Theory and Application of Logarithms ...

Davis Wasgatt Clark - 1844 - 346 pages
...reference to the power of some letter, so that its exponents shall diminish from left to right. 2. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor ; the result is the first term of the quotient. 3. Multiply the whole divisor ly this term, and subtract...
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A system of practical mathematics; being no.xvi. of a new series of school-books

Scottish school-book assoc - 1845
...division in arithmetic, arranging both dividend and divisor according to the powers of the same letter. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and put the result with its proper sign for the first term of the quotient. Multiply the terms of the divisor...
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