| Mathematics - 1801 - 426 pages
...in both the divisor and quotient ; therefore point off for decimals in the quotient so many figures, **as the decimal places, in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** 2. If the figures in the quotient are not so many as the rule requires, supply the defect by prefixing... | |
| David Steel - 1805 - 390 pages
...DIVISION OF DECIMALS. RULE. Divide as in whole numbers; then cut off, as before, as many places from **the quotient, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. If** there is a deficiency of figures in the dividend, add cyphers. EXAMPLE. Divide 161.57 by 21.573. 2... | |
| James Thompson - Arithmetic - 1808 - 172 pages
...as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient, point ofFas many places for decimals **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. If** there should be a remainder, or more decimal places in the divisor than the dividend, ciphers may be... | |
| Nicolas Pike - Algebra - 1808 - 468 pages
...in whole numbers, and, from the right hand of the quotient, point off so many places for decimals, **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** 2. If the places of the quotient be not so many as the rule requires, supply the defeft by prefixing... | |
| Arithmetic - 1811 - 198 pages
...as in whole numbers, and from the right handof the iiuotk-iH point off as many places for decimals **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. *-^ If the** places of the quotient are not so many as the rule requires, supply the defect by prefixing ciphers.... | |
| Robert Gibson - Surveying - 1811 - 592 pages
...the dividend, than there are in the divisor, point off as many figures in the quotient for decimals, **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor** ; the want of places in the quotient being supplied by prefixing ciphers. But if there be more decimal... | |
| Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1812
...DECIMALS. , DIVIDE as in whole numbers ; and point off in the quotient as many places for decimals, **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor*.** • The reason of this Rule is evident ; for, since the divisor multiplied by the quotient gives the... | |
| Robert Gibson - Surveying - 1814 - 556 pages
...dividend, than there are in the divisor, point off аи many figures in the quotient for decimals, **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor** ; the want of places in the quotient beingsupplied by prefixing ciphers. But if there be more decimal... | |
| Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1815 - 240 pages
...as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient, point off so many places for decimals, **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** 2. If the places in the quotient be not so many as the rule requires, supply the defect by prefixing... | |
| Arithmetic - 1817 - 198 pages
...as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point ofl' as many places for decimals **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. If the** places of the quotient are not so many as the rule requires, supply the defect by prefixing ciphers.... | |
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