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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

## Daboll's Complete Schoolmaster's Assistant: Being a Plain Comprehensive ...

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...

## Practical Arithmetic: Uniting the Inductive with the Synthetic Mode of ...

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....

## The University Arithmetic: Embracing the Science of Numbers, and Their ...

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....

## An Epitome of Navigation and Nautical Astronomy, with Improved Lunar Tables ...

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...

## The scholar's guide to arithmetic; or, A complete exercise-book

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....

## The Practical Model Calculator: For the Engineer, Mechanic, Machinist ...

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...

## A Theoretical and Practical Arithmetic: Designed for Common Schools and ...

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...

## The Excise Officer's Manual: Being a Practical Introduction to the Business ...

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...