Books Books 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 ## A Practical and Theoretical Arithmetic: Designed for the Use of Schools and ...

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

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... ## Carrick's commercial calculator

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.... ## Practical Arithmetic, by Induction and Analysis

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... ## The North American Practical School Arithmetic: Particularly Adapted to the ...

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... ## School Arithmetic: Analytical and Practical

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.... ## Mensuration and Practical Geometry: Containing Tables of Weights and ...

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... ## The Artillerists̓ Manual, and British Soldiers̓ Compendium

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... ## The Progressive Practical Arithmetic: Containing the Theory of Numbers, in ...

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... 