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To divide by 10, 100, 1000, etc., it is necessary only to move the decimal point in the dividend as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor.
Fish's Arithmetic Number Two: Oral and Written, Upon the Inductive Method - Page 125
by Daniel W. Fish - 1883 - 352 pages

## Davies' University Arithmetic: Embracing the Answers, and a Full Analysis ...

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...

## Bryant and Stratton's Commercial Arithmetic: In Two Parts. Designed for the ...

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...

## Introduction to the National Arithmetic, on the Inductive System: Combining ...

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...

## Rudimentary Arithmetic for the Use of Schools and Self-instruction

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...

## A Written Arithmetic, for Common and High Schools: To which is Adapted a ...

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....

## Loftus's Inland Revenue Officers' Manual ...

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...

## University Arithmetic: Embracing the Science of Numbers, and General Rules ...

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....

## Practical Arithmetic, Embracing the Science of Numbers and the Art of ...

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...