| William Guy Peck - Arithmetic - 1878 - 240 pages
...Divide 6 by .003. 12. Divide 28.475 by .0005. To divide by 10, 100, etc., we move the decimal point **as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor.** 13. Divide 37.41 by 10. 15. Divide 843.7 by 1000. 14. Divide 341.6 by 100. 16. Divide 83.86 by 100.... | |
| Sir Thomas Muir - Arithmetic - 1878 - 378 pages
...211 Our notation being decimal, division by a power of 10 amounts merely to shifting the units' mark **in the dividend as many places to the left as there are** zeros in the divisor, «*i 38.723 + 100 =-38723 2.4 -5-ioooo =.00024 16000-5-1000 =16 16000-}- 1000000=.... | |
| John Homer French - 1878 - 234 pages
...II. When the divisor is a decimal or a mixed number. 1. Omit the decimal point from the divisor, and **remove the decimal point in the dividend as many places to the** right as the original divisor contains decimal figures. 2. Divide and place the decimal point in the... | |
| Joseph Ray - Arithmetic - 1879 - 200 pages
...ciphers in the multiplier. 2. A number is reduced to a HIGHER denomination by removing the decimal point **as many places to the LEFT as there are ciphers in the divisor.** MEASURES OP LENGTH. 109. The Meter is the unit of length ; it is legal in the United States at 39.37... | |
| George Ricks - Arithmetic - 1879 - 420 pages
...deduce the rule : — To dinde a decimal fraction by 10, or any power of 10, shift the decimal point **as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor.** To DIVIDE A DECIMAL FRACTION BY ANY OTHER DECIMAL FRACTION. FIRST METHOD. Example 1.— Divide -068921... | |
| C. Frusher Howard - Ready-reckoners - 1879 - 134 pages
...«x5=?=6i. To divide by any number expressed by 1 and any number of ciphers, remove the decimal point **as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor.** 74864 -=-1000 =74.864 DECIMALS. The system of Decimal fractions is so pre-eminently simple, that when... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1879 - 238 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... | |
| William Frothingham Bradbury - Arithmetic - 1879 - 392 pages
...etc., to divide by 10, 100, 1000, or 1 with any number of ciphers annexed, Bule. Move the decimal point **as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor.** NOTE 1. In order to move the decimal point the required number of places to the left, it may be necessary... | |
| Clement Mackrow - 1879 - 552 pages
...-04735 by -374 by -0374. - -\ " 18940 18940 " 33145 33145 * 14205 14206 DIVISION OP DECIMALS. RULE. — **Remove the decimal point in the dividend as many places to the** right as there are decimal places in the divisor ; supply any deficiency by annexing ciphers. Then... | |
| Charles Mansford - 1879 - 120 pages
...product as many places as there are in the multiplier and multiplicand together. Division. RULE. — **Remove the decimal point in the dividend as many places to the** right as there are decimal places in the divisor. Divide as in whole numbers, and mark off in the quotient... | |
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