| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 1916 - 936 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... | |
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