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 44by Adrien Marie Legendre - 1825 - 224 pagesFull view - About this book
| Joseph Ray - Algebra - 1848 - 248 pages
...From the preceding, we derive the RULE, FOR THE DIVISION OF ONE POLYNOMIAL BY ANOTHER. Divide tlie **first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor,** the result will be the first term of the quotient. Multiply the dicisor by this term, and subtract... | |
| Joseph Ray - Algebra - 1852 - 360 pages
...order to conform to the general method of proceeding from the left toward the right, it is customary to **divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of** thi. riivisor ; this, however, affects no principle, as the division may be com menced at the right... | |
| William Somerville Orr - Science - 1854
...dividend and divisor, thus arranged, being placed as dividend and divisor, are placed in arithmetic, **divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor** ; the result is the first term of the quotient. 3. Then, as in arithmetic, multiply the whole divinar... | |
| Benedict Sestini - Algebra - 1854 - 156 pages
...dividend and the divisor are arranged according to the powers of any letter, the result of the division of **the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor** is the first term of the quotient. Let, for example, A = a3 -\- 2aa63 -f- ¿3 be the dividend, a3 and... | |
| Thomas Sherwin - Algebra - 1855 - 264 pages
...before ; and thus continue, until all the termt of the root are found. Remark 2. In dividing, we merely **divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor ; and** it is manifest, from the manner in which the divisors are obtained, as well as from inspection, that... | |
| William Smyth - Algebra - 1855 - 370 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... | |
| Elias Loomis - Algebra - 1855 - 316 pages
...DIVISION OF POLYNOMIALS. 1. Arrange the dividend and divisor according to the powen of the same letter 2. **Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor,** the result will be the first term of the quotient. 3. Multiply the divisor by this term, and subtract... | |
| William Smyth - Algebra - 1858 - 344 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 the... | |
| Charles Davies - Algebra - 1859 - 324 pages
...dividend and divisor with reference to a (Art. 44), placing the divisor on the left of the dividend. **Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor** ; the result will be the first term of the quotient, which, for convenience, we place under the divisor.... | |
| John Fair Stoddard, William Downs Henkle - Algebra - 1859 - 528 pages
...dividend and divisor according to the ascending or descending powers of the same letter in both. 2. **Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor** ; the result will be the first term of the quotient, by which multiply all the terms in the divisor,... | |
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