| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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.... | |
| 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.... | |
| Thomas Liddell Ainsley - 1869 - 452 pages
...numbers. The rule for placing the decimal point is, that the quotient must have as many decimal figures **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor,** that is, the quotient and divisor together must contain as many decimals as the dividend. EXAMPLES.... | |
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