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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

## An Introduction to Algebra Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction

Warren Colburn - Algebra - 1828 - 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 oftlie divisor by the term of the quotient thus found, and subtract...

## Elements of Algebra

William Smyth - Algebra - 1830 - 264 pages
...viz. Having arranged the divisor and dividend with reference to the powers of the same letter, 1°. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, the result will be the first term of the quotient ; 2°. multiply the whole divisor by the term of...

## A concise system of mathematics

Alexander Ingram - Mathematics - 1830 - 120 pages
...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...

## Elements of Algebra

Bourdon (M., Louis Pierre Marie) - Algebra - 1831 - 326 pages
...of the quotient are obtained by trial, while in algebraic division the quotient obtained by dividing the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, is always one of the terms of the quotient sought. If these two terms are not divisible by one another,...

## An Introduction to Algebra Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction

Warren Colburn - Algebra - 1834 - 276 pages
...compound numbers. Arrange the dividend and divisor according to the powers of toms letter. Divide t/ie 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 tern of the quotient thus found, and subtrict...

## First Lessons in Algebra: Being an Easy Introduction to that Science ...

Ebenezer Bailey - Algebra - 1835 - 258 pages
...c) ii + 3ic + 2cc ( J + 2 c. 1 bb+ be 2 6c + 2cc 2 6c + 2cc . In this example, as in the preceding, we divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor. The quotient of 6 6 divided by b, is b. We then multiply the whole divisor, b + c, by b, and obtain...

## A New Introduction to the Science of Algebra...

Silas Totten - Algebra - 1836 - 304 pages
...another. RULE. (16.) 1st. Arrange the dividend and divisor according to the powers of the same letter. 2. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and set the result in the quotient. 3. Multiply the whole divisor by the quotient thus found, , and subtract...

## A New Introduction to the Science of Algebra...

Silas Totten - Algebra - 1836 - 362 pages
...with reference to the powers of a. The first term of the quotient will therefore be found by dividing the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor. 11 ALGEBRA. 2. As the dividend is the sum of all the partial products formed by multiplying the divisor...