| 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... | |
| 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.... | |
| 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.... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| William Russell Will - Business mathematics - 1913 - 316 pages
...places as the divisor. (2) Divide as with whole numbers. (3) From the right of 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. NOTE 1. If the quotient does not contain as many... | |
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