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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

## The American Intellectual Arithmetic: Containing an Extensive Collection of ...

John Fair Stoddard - Arithmetic - 1866 - 184 pages
...number o/ integers and decimals, can be divided by 10, 100, 1000, etc., by removing the decimal point as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor. Divide 13.41 by 10, by 100, by 1000 ; 476.9 by 100, by 10000; .17 by 10; .176 by 1000; 438.15-4-10=...

## Arithmetic for school and college use. With a chapter on the metric system

Thomas Percy Hudson - Arithmetic - 1866 - 268 pages
...1oo = *g% = 34-567. Similarly, to divide a decimal by any power of 10, we must move the decimal point as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor. If there are more ciphers in the divisor than there are places in the decimal, we must prefix a sufficient...

## The Progressive Higher Arithmetic: For Schools, Academies, and Mercantile ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1868 - 468 pages
...the divisor is always 10, 100, 1000, &c., the operation is performed by removing the decimal point as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor, prefixing ciphers when necessary. EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE. 1. Reduce 2A 5 to myriares. 2. Reduce ,M 403...

## Practical Arithmetic, by Induction and Analysis

Joseph Ray - Arithmetic - 1857 - 358 pages
...ciphers in the multiplier. Thus, \$2.50 = 250 cents; §2.50 5=2505 mills. In Dividing, move the point as many places to the left, as there are ciphers in the divisor. Thus, 275 cents = 82. 75; 4285 mills = \$4.28 5 1. Reduce 17 cts. to mills. AM. 170 m. 2. Reduce 28...

## New Practical Arithmetic in which the Science and Its Applications are ...

Henry Bartlett Maglathlin - Arithmetic - 1869 - 332 pages
...make it a whole number, by removing its decimal point a sufficient number of places to the right, and remove the decimal point in the dividend as many places to the right ; then divide, and point off in the quotient as many decimal places as there are in this changed...

## The science and art of arithmetic, by A. Sonnenschein and H.A. Nesbitt ...

Adolf Sonnenschein - 1870 - 276 pages
...the nearest integer. § 5. DIvISION. CASE I. By a power of 10. (Cf. p. 107.) Shift the decimal point as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor, prefixing ciphers if necessary, and curtail the decimal thus obtained. ^4- 100 to 5 places. Ar-100=...

## An Intermediate Arithmetic: Uniting Mental and Written Exercises in a ...

Emerson Elbridge White - Arithmetic - 1873 - 260 pages
...division to three decimal places. 2. 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. REVIEW PROBLEMS. 1. Express decimally ^ of one hundredth. 2. Reduce y^^ to a decimal. 3. Change .0325...

## Artithmetic theoretical and practical

William Harding Girdlestone - 1870 - 482 pages
...given. A form now often taught s as follows: " Remove the decimal point to the end of the divisor: 'remove the decimal point in the dividend as many places to the riyht 'as it has been moved in the divisor: in the quotient, insert the deci'mal point when the decimal...