| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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.... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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.... | |
| George Payn Quackenbos - Arithmetic - 1874 - 444 pages
...RULE. — 1. Divide decimals like integers. Point off from the right of the quotient as many figures **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. If** there are not so many, prefix ciphers to supply the deficieiwy. 2. When the dividend contains fewer... | |
| C. Frusher Howard - Ready-reckoners - 1874 - 108 pages
...— Divide as in whole numbers, and point off in the quotient as many places to the left for decimals **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** Divide .244 by .4. Ans. .61. Divide .255 by .05. Ans. 5.1. The learner can supply additional examples... | |
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