| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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?... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| Daniel W. Fish - Arithmetic - 1874 - 542 pages
...sufficiently exact when the quotient is carried to 4 decimal places, unless great accuracy is required. 4. **To divide by 10, 100, 1000, etc., remove the decimal...places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor.** (266, 3.) 8. Divide 88.476 by 1.2 ; by 3.6 ; by .01£ ; by 1.04. 9. Divide $56.05 by .59; $408.37£... | |
| Daniel W. Fish - 1874 - 320 pages
...sufficiently exact when the quotient is carried to 4 decimal places, unless great accuracy is required. 5. **To divide by 10, 100, 1000, etc., remove the decimal...places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor** (113). Find the value of 9: 75ч- .75. 10. .75 ч- 75. 11. 7.5 ч- .75. 12. 2.5 ^- 12.5. 13. .56 ч-... | |
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