| David Henry Cruttenden - Arithmetic - 1853 - 330 pages
...remainders as if added to the dividend. If the divisor be 10 or 100, etc., simply removing the point **as many places to the left, as there are ciphers in the divisor,** completes the division. (See Case V., Remark.) 17. Divide .192816 by .312. Ans. .618. 18. Divide 1.28... | |
| William Frederick Greenfield - 1853 - 228 pages
...the point, then (Cor. 1 Prop. 37) ciphers must be supplied. Hence the Rule : remove the decimal point **as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the** denominator, supplying ciphers if necessary. Prop 41. — To prove the Rule for Multiplication of Decimals.... | |
| George Roberts Perkins - Arithmetic - 1855 - 388 pages
...2-223+. 57. We may, obviously, divide any decimal by 10, 100, 1000, &c., by removing the decimal point **as many •places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor** ; when there are not so many figures at the left of the decimal point, we may prefix ciphers. 10 100... | |
| John Fair Stoddard - Arithmetic - 1856 - 312 pages
...2448 by '012 ART. 152. A decimal may be divided by 10, 100, 1000, &c., by removing the decimal point **as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor.** If necessary, prefix ciphers to the dividend. f4'36 1 Divide ;3o:42; \ by w. [ 431-2 J T 146-34 T Divide... | |
| Joseph Ray - Arithmetic - 1857 - 348 pages
...1.5-5-. 7 , Ans. 2.142857+ *ART. 184. To divide a Decimal by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point **as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor** : And, if there are not so many figures on the left of the point, supply the deficiency by prefixing... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1857 - 452 pages
...CONTRACTIONS IN DIVISION OF DECIMALS. 275. To divide a decimal by 10, 100, 1000, &c. Remove the decimal point **as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor,** and if there be not figures enough in the number, prefix ciphers. Thus, 2.15 -r- 10 = .215 ; and 1.9... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1857 - 336 pages
...NOTE 3. — When a decimal number is to be divided by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point **as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor,** and if there be not figures enough in the number, prefix ciphers. Thus 1.25 -=- 10 = .125 ; and 1.7... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1858 - 458 pages
...CONTRACTIONS IN DIVISION OF DECIMALS. 275. To divide a decimal by 10, 100, 1000, &c. Remove the decimal point **as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor,** and if there be not figures enough in the number, prefix ciphers. Thus, 2.15 •— 10 = .215 ; and... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1858 - 456 pages
...CONTRACTIONS IN DIVISION OF DECIMALS. 275. To divide a decimal by 10, 100, 1000, &c. Remove the decimal point **as many places to the left, as there are ciphers in the divisor,** and if there be not figures enough in the number, prefix ciphers. Thus, 2.15 -4- 10 = .215 ; and 1.9... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1858 - 332 pages
...NOTE 3. — When a decimal number is to be divided by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point **as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor,** and if there be not figures enough in the number, prefix ciphers. Thus 1.25 -f- 10 = .125 ; and 1.7... | |
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