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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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North American Arithmetic: Part Second and Part Third, Part 2

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...
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Higher Arithmetic: Or, The Science and Application of Numbers; Combining the ...

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....
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Arithmetic: Designed for Academies and Schools, Uniting the Inductive ...

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...
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Higher Arithmetic: Or, The Science and Application of Numbers; Combining the ...

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...
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The English Journal of Education, Volume 1

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...
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The United States Arithmetic: Designed for Academies and Schools

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...
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Higher Arithmetic; Or, The Science and Application of Numbers: Combining the ...

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...
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Higher Arithmetic, Or, The Science and Application of Numbers: Combining the ...

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 Ję equal in number to those...
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Higher Arithmetic; Or The Science and Application of Numbers: Combining the ...

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...
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American Common-school Arithmetic ...

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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