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RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.
Ticknor's Mensuration, Or, Square and Triangle: Being a Practical and ... - Page 10
by Almon Ticknor - 1849 - 144 pages

## The Complete Arithmetic: Oral and Written

Daniel W. Fish - Arithmetic - 1874 - 538 pages
...— Divide as in division of integers, and from Itie right of the quotient point off as many figures as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. 1. If the number of figures in the quotient be less than the excess of the decimal places in the dividend...

## The Progressive Higher Arithmetic: For Schools, Academies, and Mercantile ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1875 - 462 pages
...as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. NOTES. — 1. If the number of figures in the quotient be less than the excess of the decimal places...

## The Indiana School Journal, Volume 20

Education - 1875 - 942 pages
...places in the product exceed those in the multiplier, 6. The quotient must contain as many decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. The following diagram exhibits the law of increase and decrease that pertains to both integers and...

## A Practical Business Arithmetic ...

Lorenzo Fairbanks - 1875 - 468 pages
...Divide as in simple numbers, and point off, from the right of the quotient, as many figures for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. NOTES. — 1. Should the number of figures in the quotient be insufficient for the required number...

## The Model Elementary Arithmetic: Including Oral and Written Exercises

Alfred Kirk, Henry Holmes Belfield - Arithmetic - 1876 - 220 pages
...divisor. Or, when the fractions are written decimally, the quotient contains as many decimal places as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. Divide : 2. .35 by .7. 6. .144 by .12. 10. .0044 by .11. 3. .42 by .6. 7. .80 by .8. 11. .096 by .12....

## The Elements of Arithmetic, Oral and Written: Designed for Pupils in the ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1877 - 250 pages
...— Divide as in division of integers, and from the right of Uie quotient point off as many figures as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. 1. If the number of figures in the quotient be less than the excess of the decimal places in the dividend...

## Howard's California Calculator and Golden Rule for Equation of Payments: The ...

C. Frusher Howard - Business mathematics - 1878 - 104 pages
...— Divide as in whole numbers, and point off in the quotient as many places to the left for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. Divide .244 by .4. Ans. .61. Divide .255 by .05. Ans. 5.1. The learner can supply additional examples...

## Ray's Elementary Arithmetic: Embracing Mental and Written Exercises, for ...

Joseph Ray - Arithmetic - 1879 - 200 pages
...296 in both divisor and quotient; therefore, \ 296 the quotient must contain as many decimal places as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. As there are three decimal places in the dividend and two in the divisor, the number of decimal 'places...