| Frederick Emerson - Arithmetic - 1846 - 268 pages
...DECIMALS., Divide as in whole numbers; and in the quotient, point off as many figures for decimals, **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor** ; that if, make the . decimal places in the divisor and quotient counted together,' equal to the decimal... | |
| James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1847 - 424 pages
...330. From the preceding illustrations we deduce the following general RULE FOR DIVISION OP DECIMALS. **Divide as in whole numbers, and point off as many...enough, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers.** PROOF. — Division of Decimals is proved in the same manner tn Simple Division. (Art. 121.) OBS. 1.... | |
| Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1847 - 368 pages
...simple numbers, and point off• in the quo. tient, 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. EXAMPLES. 1. Divide 2.3421... | |
| James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1847 - 434 pages
...quotient, In like manner it may be shown universally, that The quotient must have as many decimal figures, **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor** ; that is, the decimal places in the divisor and quotient together, must fo equal in number to those... | |
| Education - 1847 - 508 pages
...product, as there are in the multiplicand and multiplier ? And in division, why cut off as many decimals, **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor** ? Answer: — because the rule tells me to do so ; but is this the answer we are to be satisfied with... | |
| William Vogdes - Arithmetic - 1847 - 256 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.** 2. If the places in the quotient are not so many as the rule requires, supply the defect by prefixing... | |
| James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1848 - 422 pages
...like manner it may be shown universally, that 329* The quotient must have as many decimal figures, **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor** ; that ii, the decimal places in the divisor and quotient together, must bi equal in number to those... | |
| James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1848 - 432 pages
...like manner it may be shown universally, that / 329. The quotient must have as many decimal figures, **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor;** that is, the decimal places in the divisor and quotient together, must J« equal in number to those... | |
| James Bates Thomson - 1849 - 438 pages
...330. From the preceding illustrations we deduce the following general RULE FOR DIVISION OF DECIMALS. **Divide as in whole numbers, and point off as many...those in the divisor. If the quotient does not contain** figutes enough, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers. PROOF. — Division of Decimals is proved... | |
| Rufus Putnam - Arithmetic - 1849 - 404 pages
...OF DECIMALS. 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.** The dividend must contain at least as many decimal places as the divisor. If it has not so many, annex... | |
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