Books Books ... as many decimal places as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds those in the divisor, prefixing ciphers to the quotient, if necessary. Fish's Arithmetic Number One: Oral and Written ... - Page 139
by Daniel W. Fish - 1883 - 170 pages ## An Elementary Arithmetic: With Oral and Written Exercises

George Washington Hull - Arithmetic - 1894 - 200 pages
...the divisor. Hence, to divide decimals, divide as in whole numbers, and point off" in the quotient as many decimal places as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds the number of decimal places in the divisor. 2. Divide .25 by .5. 3. Divide .625 by .5. 4.... ## The Normal Standard Arithmetic: By Analysis and Induction, Designed for ...

Edward Brooks - Arithmetic - 1895 - 426 pages
...the dividend and three in the divisor, how many in the quotient ? Principle. — The quotient will contain as many decimal places as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds those in the divisor. WRITTEN EXERCISES. 1. Divide 24.6168 by 4.68. SOLUTION IST. — Dividing... ## Higher Book

William Seneca Sutton - 1896 - 342 pages
...contains as many decimal places or figures as both factors contain ; hence, TJie quotient contains as many decimal places as the number of. decimal places in the dividend exceeds the number of decimal places in the divisor. If both dividend and divisor are multiplied or... ## A Textbook on Plumbing, Heating, and Ventilation, Volume 1

1897 - 366 pages
...dividing, except when determining the position of the decimal point in the quotient. quotient, point off as many decimal places as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor, prefixing ciphers to the quotient, if necessary. II. If in dividing one... ## A Textbook on Surveying and Mapping ...: Arithmetic, formulas, geometry and ...

International Correspondence Schools - Surveying - 1898 - 518 pages
...dividing, except when determining the position of the decimal point in the quotient. quotient, point off as many decimal places as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds those in the divisor, prefixing ciphers to the quotient, if necessary. II. lf in dividing one... ## The New Elementary Arithmetic

John Williston Cook, Nebraska C. Cropsey - Arithmetic - 1899 - 328 pages
...= ? 10.4-2.6 = ? The dividend is the product of the divisor by the quotient. The quotient contains as many decimal places as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds the number in the divisor. 20. Divide 16.048 by 3.4. Divide 9.5 by .25. 3.4)16.048(4.72 -.25)9.50(38... ## Lippincott's Elementary Arithmetic: Embracing the Science and Practical ...

James Morgan Rawlins - Arithmetic - 1899 - 300 pages
...decimal point. 2. Should the dividend lack figures- annex ciphers. 3. After dividing, give the quotient as many decimal places as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds those in the divisor. 4. Should the quotient lack figures, prefix ciphers. 4. Divide : 1. 2.176... ## Arithmetic, algebra, logarithms, geometry and trigonometry, elementary ...

International Correspondence Schools - Civil engineering - 1899 - 722 pages
...the left of tlie dividend, and proceed as in division of whole numbers ; in tht quotient, point off as many decimal places as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor, prefixing ciphers to the quotient, if necessary. II. If in dividing one... ## A Treatise on Bookkeeping and Stenography ...

International Correspondence Schools - Bookkeeping - 1899 - 646 pages
...the left of the dividend, and proceed as in division of whole numbers ; in the quotient, point off as many decimal places as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds those in the divisor, prefixing ciphers to the quotient, if necessary, II. If in dividing one... 