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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

## A Practical Treatise on Arithmetic, Arranged for Pupils in Classes: For the ...

Robert Stewart (of Dundee.) - Arithmetic - 1871 - 248 pages
...numbers ; then point off from the right of the quotient for decimals as many figures as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor ; if the quotient has not so many, supply the defect by prefixing ciphers. Divide 1. 437.68745 by 4.21 2. 943.76859 by...

## Robinson's Progressive Practical Arithmetic: Containing the Theory of ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson, Daniel W. Fish - Arithmetic - 1871 - 384 pages
...as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimalt as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. Explain division of decimals. Give rule. NOTES. 1. If the number of figures in the quotient be less...

## The Crittendon Commercial Arithmetic and Business Manual: Designed for the ...

John Groesbeck - Business mathematics - 1871 - 370 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....

## Common School Arithmetic on the Analytic System: With an Appendix of the ...

Shelton P. Sanford - Arithmetic - 1872 - 402 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. If there are not enough figures to point off, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers. II. When there...

## The Rudiments of Arithmetic: Embracing Mental and Written Exercises for ...

Joseph Ray - Arithmetic - 1866 - 212 pages
...Divide as in simple numbers, and from the right of the quotient, point off 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 prefixing ciphers. PROOF. — Same as in division...

## New Rudiments of Arithmetic: Combining Mental and Slate Exercises for ...

James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1872 - 236 pages
...decimals. Or, divide as in whole numbers, and from the right of the quotient, point off as many decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. REMARKS. — I. If there are not figures enough in the quotient for the decimals required hy the second...

## A Practical Arithmetic: Upon the Basis of the Works of Geo. R. Perkins

George Payn Quackenbos - Arithmetic - 1872 - 348 pages
...187. RULE. — 1. Divide as in whole numbers. Point off from the right of the quotient as many figures as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. 186. In division of decimals, how many decimal places must the dividend contain ? How many must the...

## Crittenden Commercial Arithmetic ...

John Groesbeck - 1872 - 374 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....