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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

## Ray's Algebra, Part Second: An Analytical Treatise, Designed for ..., Part 2

Joseph Ray - Algebra - 1852 - 396 pages
...and divisor with reference to a certain letter, and place the divisor on the right 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. Multiply the divisor ty this term, and subtract...

## Elements of Algebra: For Colleges, Schools, and Private Students, Book 2

Joseph Ray - Algebra - 1866 - 420 pages
...ONE POLYNOMIAL BY ANOTHER. 1. Arrange the dividend and Divisor with reference to a certain letter. 2. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, for the first term of the quotient. Multiply the divisor by this term, and subtract the product from...

## Primary Elements of Algebra: For Common Schools and Academies

Joseph Ray - Algebra - 1866 - 252 pages
...divisor with reference to the leading letter, and place the divisor on the right of the dividend. 2. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, for the first term of the quotient. Multiply the divisor by this term, and subtract the product from...

## Ray's Algebra, First Book: Primary Elements of Algebra, for Common Schools ...

Joseph Ray - Algebra - 1866 - 252 pages
...divisor with reference to the leading letter, and place the divisor on the right of the dividend. 2. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, for the first term of the quotient. Multiply the divisor by this term, and subtract the product from...

## The University Algebra

John Fair Stoddard, William Downs Henkle - Algebra - 1866 - 546 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 th« divisor ; the result will be the first term of the quotient, by which multiply all the terms in...

## A first book of algebra, including the binomial theorem

William Rossiter - 1867
...and in the third no x at all. This division, from its simplicity, is already arranged : Secondly : Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor ; that is, divide #3 by x ; the quotient is x ; which put on the right hand, in the usual place for...

## New Elementary Algebra: Embracing the First Principles of the Science

Charles Davies - Algebra - 1867 - 316 pages
...polynomials, the following RULE. L Arrange the dividend and divisor with reference to the tame letter : II. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisoi\for the first term of the quotient. Multiply the divisor by this term of the quotient, and...

## A Practical Treatise on Algebra, Designed for the Use of Students in High ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Algebra - 1867 - 376 pages
...of each quantity so that tlie highest pmcers of one. of the letters may stand before the next lower. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of thf divisor, and set the result in the quotient, with its proper sign. Multiply the whole divisor by...