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... 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

## Shop Calculations ; Reading Working Drawings ; Measuring Instruments ...

Measuring instruments - 1914 - 428 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 exceed those in the divisor, prefixing ciphers to the quotient, if necessary. II. // in dividing one...

## The International Operating Engineer, Volumes 29-30

Mechanical engineering - 1916 - 902 pages
...denominator of the divisor. Therefore, II. The quotient of one number divided by another in the decimal form must contain as many decimal places as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceed the number in the divisor. 1. Divide 34.368 by 5.37. OPERATION. 6.87 ) 34.368 ( 6.4 3222 2148...

## The New Century Book of Facts

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1928 - 1958 pages
...division is completed, point off as many places in the quotient as the number of decimal places used in the dividend is greater than the number of decimal places in the divisor. In this method, zeros added to the dividend to continue the division are counted as places in the dividend....

## Bulletin, Issues 1-7

United States. Office of Education - Education - 1960 - 1104 pages
...exceeds those in the divisor. The division is performed as if all the numbers were whole numbers. If the number of decimal places in the dividend is greater...than the number of decimal places in the divisor, the difference in these numbers represents the number of decimal places in the quotient. After 12 periods...