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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 Complete Arithmetic: Oral and Written

Daniel W. Fish - Arithmetic - 1874 - 540 pages
...is carried to 4 decimal places, unless great accuracy is required. 4 . To divide by 10, 100, 10(10, etc., remove the decimal point in the dividend as many places to the left as there arc ciphers in the divisor. (26O, 3.) 8. Divide 88.476 by 1.2 ; by 3.6 ; by .01£; by 1.04. 9. Divide...

## A Higher Arithmetic

George Payn Quackenbos - Arithmetic - 1874 - 444 pages
...a mixed number consisting of integer and decimal, by 10, 100, 1000, etc., remove the decimal point as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor. If there are not figures enough for this, prefix ciphers to supply the deficiency. Show the reason...

## The Junior-class Arithmetic: Oral and Written : Designed for Graded Schools

Daniel W. Fish - Arithmetic - 1875 - 350 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. 75 -f- .75. 10. .75 -r- 75. 11. 7.5 -H. 75. 12. 2.5 4- 12.5. 13. .56 —...

## New Elementary Arithmetic: Embracing Mental and Written Exercises, for Beginners

Henry Bartlett Maglathlin - Arithmetic - 1875 - 216 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...

## A Practical Business Arithmetic ...

Lorenzo Fairbanks - 1875 - 472 pages
...may be continued. 6. A decimal may 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. EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE. 1. Divide .16 by .2. ' 2. Divide 32.864 by .08. 3. Divide .00.075 by .015. ,...

## A Complete Arithmetic, Oral and Written

Malcolm MacVicar - Arithmetic - 1876 - 412 pages
...9. 7.2—1000. 471. PKOB. V. — To divide where there are ciphers at the right of the divisor. Move the decimal point in the dividend as many places to the left as there are ciphers at the right of the divisor, prefixing ciphers when necessary (14O), and divide the result by the significant...

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

Henry Bartlett Maglathlin - Arithmetic - 1876 - 230 pages
...by 10, cutting off two figures divides it by 100, etc. The Decimal Paint (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...

## Ray's New Practical Arithmetic: A Rev. Ed. of the Practical Arithmetic

Joseph Ray - Arithmetic - 1877 - 350 pages
...decimal places (Ex. 5). REM. 4. — 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. If there be not enough figures, prefix ciphers (Ex. 6, Rern). 7. Divide 1.125 by .03. 8. Divide 86.075...