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Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and write the result as the first term of the quotient. Multiply the whole divisor by the first term of the quotient, and subtract the product from the dividend.
Elementary Algebra - Page 106
by George William Myers, George Edward Atwood - 1916 - 338 pages

## Mathematics: Compiled from the Best Authors and Intended to be the ..., Volume 1

Mathematics - 1801 - 426 pages
...some letter in both of them, placing the highest power of it first, and the rest in order. 2. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divieor, and place the result in the quotient. 3. Multiply the whole divisor by the quotient term,...

## Mathematical Manual for the Use of Colleges and Academies: Rational ...

L. I. M. Chevigné - Mathematics - 1807 - 294 pages
...the same letter raised to an exponent next less, &c. That being performed in both numbers, we divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, we write the quotient under the divisor ; then we multiply all the divisor by the quotient, to subtract...

## A New and Complete System of Arithmetick: Composed for the Use of the ...

Nicolas Pike - Algebra - 1808 - 468 pages
...the highest power ot that letter, and the second term the next highest power ; and so on. 2. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and place the result in the quotient. 3. Multiply the whole divisor by the quotient term last found,...

## Mathematics: Compiled from the Best Authors, and Intended to be ..., Volume 1

Samuel Webber - Mathematics - 1808 - 470 pages
...some letter in both of them, placing the highest power of it first, and the rest in order. 2. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and place the result in the quotient. 3. Multiply the whole divisor by the quotient term, and subtract...

## A Course of Mathematics ...: Composed for the Use of the Royal Military ...

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1811
...according to the powers of some one of the letters in both, the higher powers before the lower. ' 2. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, as in the first case, and set the result in the quotient. 3. Multiply the whole divisor by the term...

## An Introduction to Algebra: With Notes and Observations: Designed for the ...

John Bonnycastle - Algebra - 1811 - 220 pages
...contain the highest power of that letter, the second term, the next highest power; and so OH. 2. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and place the result in the quotient. 3. Multiply the whole divisor by the term thus found, and subtract...

## A Course of Mathematics: For the Use of Academies as Well as ..., Volume 1

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1812
...according to tha powers of some one of the letters in both, the higher powers before the lower. 2. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, as in the first case, and set the result in the quotient. 3. Multiply the whole divisor by the term...

## A Treatise on Algebra, in Practice and Theory: With Notes and Illustrations ...

John Bonnycastle - Algebra - 1813 - 456 pages
...each of them so, that the higher powers of one of the letters may stand before the lower. Then divide the first term of the dividend by the. first term of the divisor, and set the result in the quotient, with its proper sign, or simply by itself, if it be affirmative....