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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

## A New Complete Arithmetic: Uniting Oral and Written Exercises

Emerson Elbridge White - Arithmetic - 1883 - 368 pages
...decimal places. 2. To divide a decimal by 10, 100, 1000, etc. : Rule. — Remove the decimal point as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor. REVIEW PROBLEMS. 1. Reduce Tfj to a decimal. 2. Reduce -5-5^ to a decimal. 3. Change .325 to a common...

## The principles of arithmetic

Daniel O'Sullivan - 1883 - 442 pages
...obtained. 66. Rule for Simple Division, (a) when the divisor is a power of 10: Remove the decimal point of the dividend as many places to the left as there are ciphers i1l the divisor. Take the resulting numbe1 for quotient, jn which case there will be no "remainder;"...

## Howard's Anglo-American Art of Reckoning: The Standard Teacher and Referee ...

C. Frusher Howard - Ready-reckoners - 1884 - 144 pages
...dividend. 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. - JO00 =74.864 To Divide by adding the Difference of 10, 100, 1000, etc. when the Divisor is something...

## A Grammar Shcool Arithmetic

George Albert Wentworth - Arithmetic - 1886 - 392 pages
...there are zeros in the multiplier. To divide a decimal by 10, 100, 1000, etc., we have only to move the decimal point in the dividend as many places to the left, prefixing zeros if necessary, as there are zeros in the divisor. Thus, 100 x 36.123 = 3612.3, and 1000...

## The New Practical Arithmetic

Waite A. Schoemaker - Arithmetic - 1887 - 454 pages
...product of two factors, one of which is 10, 100, 1000, etc., remove the figures of the other factor as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the 10, 100, 1000, etc. 1. Give answers at a glance. No pencil-work. 10 (groups) of 57 = . 1000 (groups)...

## A High School Arithmetic (Wentworth & Hill's Practical Arithmetic)

George Albert Wentworth - Arithmetic - 1888 - 392 pages
...directly over that in the dividend. 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. To divide by .1, .01, .001, etc., it is necessary only to move the decimal point in the dividend as...

## The Commercial Arithmetic: A Practical Text-book for Business Colleges, High ...

Warren H. Sadler - 1888 - 426 pages
...necessary. NOTE 3. — Decimals are divided by 10, 100, 1000, etc., by. moving the decimal point of the dividend as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor. NOTE 4. — Complex decimals, if terminate, are usually expanded to simple decimals before applying...

## Elementary Arithmetic

Charles Scott Venable - Arithmetic - 1888 - 242 pages
.... . - , ..I. ui places further to the left. 293. To divide by 10, 100, etc., move the decimal point as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor. 294. Find the quotients in the following : 295. To divide when the divisor is n decimal. 1. Find the...