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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
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## The artillerist's manual, and compendium of infantry exercise

Frederick Augustus Griffiths - 1839 - 352 pages
...decimals. Rule. 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. When the decimal places of the quotient are not so many as the above rule requires, the deficiency...
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## Ruger's Arithmetick, with Questions and Answers: A New System of Arithmetick ...

William Ruger - Arithmetic - 1841 - 263 pages
...as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of 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 rhe quotient^ to supply the...
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## An epitome of navigation, and nautical astronomy, with the improved lunar tables

Janet Taylor - Nautical astronomy - 1842 - 588 pages
...DECIMALS. Divide as in whole numbers, observing to point off as many decimal places in the quoticnt, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. If there be not as many figures in the quoticnt as are equal to that excess, supply the deficicney by...
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## Arithmetic, designed for academies and schools, with answers

Charles DAVIES (LL.D.) - Arithmetic - 1843 - 348 pages
...in simple numbers, and point off in the quotient, from the right hand, so many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor ; and if there are not so many, supply the deficiency by prefacing ciphers. Q. If one decimal fraction...
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## Daboll's Complete Schoolmaster's Assistant Being a Plain Comprehensive ...

Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1843 - 254 pages
...as in whole numbers, and from the right hand in the quotient point off as many figures 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 deficiency by prefixing...
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## Elementary and practical Arithmetic on the inductive system, by analysis and ...

Charles WATERHOUSE - Arithmetic - 1844 - 228 pages
..."••'' -f RULE. — Proceed as in simple numbers — pointing off as many figures from the right hand of the quotient, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. If there be not so many figures in the dividend as in the divisor, annex ciphers to the dividend, until...
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## Arithmetic Designed for Academies and Schools: With Answers

Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1844 - 358 pages
...in simple numbers, and point off" in the quotient, from the, right hand, so many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor; and if there are not so many, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers. Q. If one decimal fraction...
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## Practical Arithmetic, Uniting the Inductive with the Synthetic Mode of ...

James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1846 - 398 pages
...the quotient. 194. From these illustrations we deduce the following RULE FOR DIVISION OF DECIMALS. Divide as in whole numbers, and point off as many...enough, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers. PROOF. — Dioision of Decimals is proved in the same manner as Simple Division. (Art. 73.) OBs. 1....
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## Practical Arithmetic: Uniting the Inductive with the Synthetic Mode of ...

James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1846 - 362 pages
...general RULE FOR DIVISION OF DECIMALS. Divide as in whole numbers, and point off as many fig-~ tiresfor decimals in the quotient, as the decimal places in...enough, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers. PROOF. — Division of Decimals is proved in the same manner as Simpk Division. (Art. 73.) OBS. 1....
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## Practical Arithmetic, Uniting the Inductive with the Synthetic Mode of ...

James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1846 - 336 pages
...following RULE FOR DIVISION OF DECIMALS. Divide as in whole numbers, and point off as many figures fur decimals in the quotient, as the decimal places in...enough, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers. PROOF. — Division of Decimals is proved in the same manner as Simple Division. (Art. 73.) Oss. 1....
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