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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

## New Rudiments of Arithmetic: Combining Mental and Slate Exercises for ...

James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1872 - 236 pages
...the quotient for the decimals required hy the second method, prefix ciphers. 2. To divide a decimal by 10, 100, 1000, etc., Remove the decimal point in...places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor. 3. If there is a remainder after carrying the work as far as desired, the sign ( + ) is annexed to...

## The School board readers. Standard i(iii-vi), ed. by a former H.M ..., Volume 6

School board readers - 1872 - 328 pages
...denominator be 10, or any power of 10, we can at once express it as a decimal by placing the point as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor. Sometimes the divisor will not terminate, but the same figures will be repeated over again. Decimals...

## New Elementary Arithmetic, Embracing Mental and Written Exercises, for ...

Henry Bartlett Maglathlin - 1872 - 220 pages
...by 10, cutting off two figures divides it by 100, etc. The Decimal Point (Art. 24), by being removed as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor, may be used to denote where the cutting off is made, and the remainder will be the part on the right...

## The Rudiments of Arithmetic: Embracing Mental and Written Exercises for ...

Joseph Ray - Arithmetic - 1866 - 212 pages
...ciphers in the multiplier. Thus; \$12.50=1250 cents ; \$2.255=2255 mills. 3. In dividing, move the point as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor. Thus ; 275 cents =\$2.75 ; 4255 mills = \$4.255. EXAMPLES FOE PEACTICE. 1. How many dollars in 145 cents?...

## The principles of arithmetic

Daniel O'Sullivan - 1872 - 382 pages
...fraction into a simple number, we set down the numerator (by itself), and remove the decimal point as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the denominator. Thus, -3s=3-+10=-3; i§g=789-r-i00=7-89; t§io=67i ,000= -067 ; &c. XOTE. — The Fractional...

## New Rudiments of Arithmetic: Combining Mental and Slate Exercises for ...

James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1873 - 240 pages
...decimals by reducing them to a common denominator, see New Practical. Art. 193. 4. To divide a decimal by 10, 100, 1000, etc., Remove the decimal point in the dividend as many figures to the left as there a/re ciphers in the divisor. If there isa remainder after carrying the...

## A Complete Arithmetic: Uniting Mental and Written Exercises in a Natural ...

Emerson Elbridge White - Arithmetic - 1870 - 348 pages
...four or five 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. Reduce Tf-j to a decimal. 2. Reduce -j:sinr *oa decimal. 3. Change .325 to a common...

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

Henry Bartlett Maglathlin - Arithmetic - 1873 - 362 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 the changed...