| Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1861 - 496 pages
...as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor. Rule. — Remove the decimal point **as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor.** Examples. 1. Divide 3169.274 by 100 ; by 1000. 2. Divide 57135.62 by 1000 ; by 100; by 10. 3. Divide... | |
| Emerson Elbridge White - Arithmetic (Commercial), 1861 - 1861 - 348 pages
....033 i. CONTRACTIONS. ART. 51. To divide a decimal by 10, 100, 1000, etc., remove the decimal point **as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor.** Note. — If there are not figures enough in the number, prefix ciphers. Examples. 1. Divide 6.25 by... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1861 - 338 pages
...NOTE 8. — When a decimal number is to he divided by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal [wint **as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor,** and if there be uot figures enough in the number, prefix ciphers. Thus 1.25 -:- 10 = .125 ; and 1.7... | |
| James Haddon - Arithmetic - 1862 - 358 pages
...in the quotient to make four decimal places. To divide by 10, 100, &c., remove the decimal place of **the dividend as many places to the left as there are ciphers.** (1) 6-74 -r 2 -84. (2) -496 -=- -278. (3) 7-6 -f- -734. (4) 7-234-4-06. (5) -024 -=- -001. (8) 29-6... | |
| George Augustus Walton - Arithmetic - 1864 - 376 pages
...a whole number, make it a whole number before dividing, by removing the decimal point to the right. **Remove the decimal point in the dividend as many places to the** right; divide, and point off as many decimal places in the quotient as there are in the altered dividend.... | |
| William Harris Johnston - 1865 - 478 pages
...decimals generally. To divide a decimal by 10, ICO, 1000, AC. — RULE. — Move the decimal point **as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor.** Examplei 21664-327 divided by 10, 100, 1000, 10000, and 100000, respectively» become! 2156-4327 2i5-64327... | |
| Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1865 - 468 pages
...places, 100 times, &c. ; 47.9256 therefore, to divide by 10, 100, 1000, &c., we remove the decimal point **as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor.** Rule. — Remove the decimal point as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor.... | |
| John Fair Stoddard - Arithmetic - 1868 - 356 pages
...lif. Ans. 123.107. 186. To divide a decimal tnj 1O, 1OO, 1OOO, etc. Rule. — Hemove the decimal point **as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor,** (4:1, 3). 1. 432.68-r-lO. Ans. 43.268; 2. 2.428-r-lOOO. Ans. .002428. 3. 1.47-^1000. Ans. .00147. 4... | |
| James A. Christie - 1865 - 454 pages
...Page 53PRINCIPLE VIII. Multiplying by any power of 10merely removes every Digit of the Multiplicand **as many places to the left as there are Ciphers in the** Multiplier. Page 55PRINCIPLE IX. The word " of" between Numbers has the same meaning as the sign of... | |
| George Augustus Walton, Mrs. Electra Nobles Lincoln Walton - Arithmetic - 1865 - 354 pages
...a whole number, make it a whole number before dividing, by removing the decimal point to the right. **Remove the decimal point in the dividend as many places to the** right; divide, and point off as many decimal placet in the quotient as there are in the altered dividend.... | |
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