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DIVISION is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another, or of finding one of the equal parts of a number.
The Junior-class Arithmetic: Oral and Written : Designed for Graded Schools - Page 48
by Daniel W. Fish - 1875 - 318 pages

## A Complete Arithmetic, Oral and Written

Malcolm MacVicar - Arithmetic - 1876 - 412 pages
...900. 17. 40034— 900. 6. 983—700. 12. 49730— 800. 18. 20306— 700. 800. 700. DEFINITIONS. 144. Division is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another. 145. The Dividend is the number divided. 146. The Divisor is the number by which the dividend is divided....

## The Philosophy of Arithmetic as Developed from the Three Fundamental ...

Edward Brooks - Arithmetic - 1876 - 588 pages
...number divided is the Dividend; the number we divide by is the Divisor. The definition usually given is, "Division is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another." This is regarded as correct, but is less simple and concise than the one above suggested. Defining...

## An Intermediate Arithmetic: Uniting Mental and Written Exercises in a ...

Emerson Elbridge White - Arithmetic - 1876 - 236 pages
...\$1500 and the dividend \$564000: what is the quotient? DEFINITIONS, PRINCIPLES, AND BULES. Art. 38. Division is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another. The Dividend is the number divided. The Divisor is the number by which the dividend is divided. The...

## THE AMERICAN DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE

PROFESSOR DANIEL LYONS - 1899 - 552 pages
...portion divided or separated : separation : difference in opinion, etc. : disunion : (arith.) the rule or process of finding how many times one number is contained in another. DIVISIONAL, di-vizh'un-al, adj. pertaining to or marking a diińsion or separation. DIVISIVE, di-vfziv,...

## A Treatise on Coal Mining: Prepared for Students of the International ...

International Correspondence Schools - Coal mines and mining - 1900 - 712 pages
...entry in one day. How many feet of entry will it drive in 289 days ? Ans. 10,404 ft. DIVISION. 55. Division is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another of the same kind. The number to be divided is called the dividend. The number by which we divide is...

## A Textbook on Mining Engineering, Volume 1

1900 - 732 pages
...entry in one day. How many feet of entry will it drive in 289 days ? Ans. 10,404 ft. DIVISION. 55. Division is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another of the same kind. The number to be divided is called the dividend. The number by which we divide is...

## An Elementary Course of Instruction for Mine Foremen and Pit Bosses

Floyd Davis - Mining engineering - 1900 - 148 pages
...is read 9 multiplied by 3. Q. 6. What is meant by division, and what sign is used to express it? A. Division is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another. A short, horizontal line with a point above and below it (-1-) when placed between numbers indicates...

## A Treatise on Chemistry and Chemical Analysis: Arithmetic, elementary ...

Chemistry - 1900 - 530 pages
...(m) («) (o) 868,250. 17,890,276. 7,928,170. 1,830,400. 78,340 87,543,000. 4,876,300. DIVISION. 55. Division is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another of the same kind. The number to be divided is called the dividend. The number by which we divide is...