Books Books 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 ## Railway Signaling, Volume 1

School of Railway Signaling (Utica, N.Y.) - Railroads - 1910 - 444 pages
...division of whole numbers. As many decimal places are pointed off in the quotient, beginning at the right, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor, prefixing ciphers if necessary. 238. PROBLEMS.—(1) Divide .425 by 5. SOLUTION.— divisor 5).425... ## The International Operating Engineer, Volumes 29-30

Mechanical engineering - 1916 - 902 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 Rudiments of Arithmetic: Embracing Mental and Written Exercises for ...

Joseph Ray - Arithmetic - 1866 - 212 pages
...Divide as in simple numbers, and from the right of the quotient, point off as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor; if there be not so many places, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers. PROOF. — Same as in division... ## Practical Arithmetic, by Induction and Analysis

Joseph Ray - Arithmetic - 1857 - 340 pages
...Divide as in Simple bers, and point off' from the right hand of the quotient at many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor; if there be not so many places, supply the deficiency by prefixiny ciphers. PEOOF' — The same as in... 