| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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.... | |
| 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... | |
| William Harold Payne - Education - 1872 - 512 pages
...decimals in both factors ? Why in division of decimals must we point off from the right of the quotient **as many decimal places as the number of decimal places in the dividend** exceeds those in the divisor ?" A simple illustration will show that "pointing off" in multiplication... | |
| Education - 1872 - 702 pages
...decimals in both factors ? Why in division of decimals must we point off from the right of the quotient **as many decimal places as the number of decimal places in the dividend** exceeds those in the divisor ?" Asimple illustration will show that " pointing off" in multiplication... | |
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