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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 Improved Arithmetic: Newly Arranged and Clearly Illustrated, Both ...

Daniel Parker - Arithmetic - 1828 - 348 pages
...as in whole numbers, and from the right-band 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...

## The Federal Calculator: Or, A Concise System of Practical Arithmetic

William Slocomb - 1828 - 160 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. o 2. If there be not so many places of decimals in the quotient as the rule requires, supply the deficit...

## The Complete Mathematical and General Navigation Tables: Including ..., Volume 1

Thomas Kerigan - Nautical astronomy - 1828 - 776 pages
....0625 Multiply By . Product = . .75 .75 375 525 ^5625 DIVISION OF DECIMALS. DECIMAL FRACTIONS. tient as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor I—- But if there be not as many figures in the quotient as there are in that excess, the deficiency...

## Connolly's Arithmetic: Or, The Ohio Accomptant: Being a Plain Practical ...

James L. Connolly (mathematician.) - Arithmetic - 1829 - 250 pages
...those in the dividend ; 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. If the places in the quotient be not so many as the rule requires, prefix as many ciphers to the left hand...

## A Short System of Practical Arithmetic: Compiled from the Best Authorities ...

William Kinne - 1829 - 248 pages
...rules for pointing off in the quotient. 1. Point off for decimals in the quotient so many figures, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. 2. 1f the figures in the quotient are not so many as the rule requires, supply the defect by prefixing...

## The Practical Arithmetic: In which the Principles of Operating by Numbers ...

Arithmetic - 1829 - 180 pages
...this RULE.* Divide as in whole numbers, and point off from the quotient as many places for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor ; but if there are not so many places, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers. NOTE. The quotient...

## Daboll's Schoolmaster's Assistant: Improved and Enl. ...

Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1829 - 254 pages
...as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of th' 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...

## A New System of Arithmetick: In which the Rules are Familiarly Demonstrated ...

William Ruger (A.B.) - Arithmetic - 1832 - 288 pages
...in whole numbers, and from the right hand ol' the quotient, point off as many figures for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor ; if there be not enough in the quotient, prefix ciphers to the left hand of the quotient, to supply the...