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 ## Modern Commercial Arithmetic

Frank Joseph Schneck - Business mathematics - 1902 - 312 pages
...1.— Divide .00036 by .004. EXPLANATION. — Divide as in whole numbers. Point off in the quotient as many decimal places as the number of decimal places in the dividend .004).00036(.09 exceed those in the divisor. 5—3=2. Prefix one cipher to the quotient, and point... ## Mathematics

American School (Chicago, Ill.) - Engineering - 1903 - 428 pages
...16 we have # = .647 + RULE. Proceed as in division of whole numbers, but 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, prefixing ciphers to the quotient when necessary.... ## Arithmetic, Mensuration and Use of Letters in Formulas, Principles of ...

International Correspondence Schools - Arithmetic - 1904 - 656 pages
...to 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 the number of decimal places in the divisor, prefixing ciphers to the quotient, if necessary.... ## Arithmetic: Elements of Algebra. Logarithms. Geometrical Drawing

International Correspondence Schools - Arithmetic - 1906 - 598 pages
...to 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... ## Arithmetic: Lower Book

William Seneca Sutton, William Herschel Bruce - Arithmetic - 1906 - 296 pages
...3270 .08720 496. To divide decimals by decimals: Divide as in whole numbers. 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, prefixing noughts when necessary. 501 . Give results... ## I.C.S. Reference Library: A Series of Textbooks ...

Civil engineering - 1906 - 592 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... ## Soulé's Philosophic Practical Mathematics: Designed for the Use of ...

George Soulé - Business mathematics - 1910 - 1042 pages
...and hence contains as many decimal places as both the divisor and quotient, 3°. The quotient mnst contain as many decimal places as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds the number iu the divisor. 2. Divide 7898.56 by 2.4683. OPERATION. Explanation. — Here we... ## Complete Graded Arithmetic, Part 2

George Edward Atwood - 1910 - 392 pages
...OF DECIMALS. 120. RULE. — Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right of the quotient point off as many decimal places as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds th? number of decimal places in the divisor. NOTE 1. Before beginning the division, always... ## English for Foreigners, Volume 2

Sara Redempta O'Brien - English language - 1912 - 264 pages
...DIVISION 1. To divide decimals proceed as in whole numbers. In the quotient point off from the right as many decimal places as the number of decimal places in the 28.7 -5- .7 43.14 -K16 8.75 -=-2.5 11.242 + .73 2. When necessary add ciphers to the dividend until... 