| Nathan Daboll, David Austin Daboll - Arithmetic - 1849 - 249 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... | |
| James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1850 - 352 pages
...general RULE FOR DIVISION OF DECIMALS. Divide as in whole numbers, and point off as many figuresfor **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. (Ait. 73.) OBS. 1.... | |
| Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1850 - 412 pages
...as in simple numbers, and point of 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. 2. Divide 4.6842 by 2.11.... | |
| Janet Taylor - Nautical astronomy - 1851 - 702 pages
...product DIVISION OF DECIMALS. Divide as in whole numbers, observing to point off as many decimal places **in the quotient, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. If** there be not as many figures in the quotient as are equal to that excess, supply the deficiency by... | |
| John Bonnycastle - 1851 - 314 pages
...in whole numbers, and point off, from the right-hand of the quotient, as many places for decimals, **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor** ; observing, if there be not so many as the rule requires, to supply the defect by prefixing ciphers.... | |
| Oliver Byrne - Engineering - 1851 - 310 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 places of the quotient are not so many as the rule requires, let the defect be supplied... | |
| Daniel Leach, William Draper Swan - Arithmetic - 1851 - 280 pages
...Divide as in whole . numbers, and point off from the right of the quotient as many figures for decimals **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor** ; and if there be not as many, make the number equal by prefixing ciphers to the quotient. PROOF. Division... | |
| Joseph Bateman - Excise tax - 1852 - 376 pages
...these partial products point off the assigned number DECIMAL AND MENTAL ARITHMETIC. [CHAP. I. decimals **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor** ; or in other words to sce that the divisor and of decimal places. The example in the margin, which... | |
| Daniel Leach - Arithmetic - 1853 - 626 pages
...Divide as in whole numbers, and point off from the right of the quotient as many figures for decimals **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor** ; and if there be not as many, make the number equal by prefixing ciphers to the quotient. PROOF. Division... | |
| Charles Haynes Haswell - Engineering - 1853 - 318 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** ; but if there are not so many places, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers. EXAMPLE.— Divide... | |
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