| Charles D. Lawrence - Arithmetic - 1854 - 336 pages
...Divide as in whole numbers ; and point off from the right hand of the quotient as many decimal places, **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** When the number of figures in the quotient is less than the number of decimal placet! in the dividend,... | |
| James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1855 - 436 pages
...deduce the following general RULE FOR DIVISION OF DECIMALS. Divide as in whole numbers, and point of **as many figures for decimals in the quotient, as the...divisor. If the quotient does not contain figures** enmig\ supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers. PROOF. — Division of Decimals is proved in the... | |
| Andrew Carrick (accountant.) - Ready-reckoners - 1856 - 34 pages
...Divide as in whole numbers, and for decimals, from the right of the quotient, point off as та' figures **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor** ; when there are not so many figures i quotient, supply the defect by prefixing ciphers ; or, 18 DECIMAI.... | |
| Joseph Ray - Arithmetic - 1857 - 348 pages
...as in Simple 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; if** there be not so many placet, supply the deficiency by prefixiny ciphers. PROOF.— The same as in Division... | |
| David Price - Arithmetic - 1858 - 266 pages
...Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right of the quotient point off as many figures for decimals **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor : if** you have not enough figures in the quotient, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers. How do you... | |
| Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1858 - 348 pages
...in simple numbers, and point off in the quotient, from the right hand, as 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.... | |
| Charles Haynes Haswell - Measurement - 1858 - 350 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... | |
| Frederick Augustus Griffiths - Artillery - 1859 - 426 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... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1859 - 362 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.** NOTES. 1. If the number of figures in the quotient be less than the excess of the decimal places in... | |
| James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1860 - 446 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, 'he decimal places in the divisor and quotient together, mutt $• qual in number to those... | |
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