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 ## The art and practical application of arithmetic, by J.& T. Flint

John Flint (inspector of schools.) - 1862 - 152 pages
...6-3740. DIVISION. Divide as in whole numbers, and for decimals point off from the quotient as many places as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. When the decimal places in the divisor exceed those in the dividend, before commencing to divide, annex... ## Practical Arithmetic: Embracing the Science and Applications of Numbers

Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1863 - 346 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 V/ prefixing ciphers. Examples. 1. Divide 2.3421... ## The Practical Model Calculator, for the Engineer, Mechanic, Machinist ...

Oliver Byrne - Engineering - 1863 - 600 pages
...RL-LE. — 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 by... ## Practical Arithmetic: Uniting the Inductive with the Synthetic Mode of ...

James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1864 - 392 pages
...answer. .191. Hence, we derive the following general RULE FOR DIVISION OF DECIMALS. Divide as in ^o?wle numbers, and point off as many figures for decimals...not contain figures enough, supply the deficiency l>y prefixing ciphers. OBS. 1. The Proof and the reasons for the rule, are the same as In division... ## The Rudiments of Written Arithmetic: Containing Slate and Black-board ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1866 - 200 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. Noras. 1. If the number of figures in tie quotient be less than the excess ol the decimal places in... ## Practical Arithmetic: Uniting the Inductive with the Synthetic Mode of ...

James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1868 - 412 pages
...ОECШАЬЗ. Divide as in whole numbers, and poiat off as many figures for •1fdmals in the quotieat, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. If the quotieat does not coatain figures enough, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers. OaS. 1. The Proof... ## Practical Arithmetic, by Induction and Analysis

Joseph Ray - Arithmetic - 1857 - 360 pages
...as in Simple N-umbers, 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 places, supply the deficiency by prefixiny ciphers. PROOF. — The same as in... ## The Crittenden Commercial Arithmetic and Business Manual: Designed for the ...

John Groesbeck - Arithmetic - 1868 - 350 pages
...divisor. Divide as in ivhole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. Should there be a deficiency of figures in the quotient, it must be supplied by prefixing ciphers.... ## The Crittenden Commercial Arithmetic and Business Manual: Designed for the ...

John Groesbeck - Arithmetic - 1868 - 358 pages
...divisor. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. Should there be a deficiency of figures in the quotient, it must be supplied by prefixing ciphers.... 