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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

## The Founder's Manual: A Presentation of Modern Foundry Operations, for the ...

David Wells Payne - Founding - 1917 - 724 pages
...ascending or descending powers of some letter, and keep this arrangement throughout the operation. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the d1visor, and write the result as the first term of the quotient. Multiply all the terms of the divisor...

## Elements of Algebra

Henry Sinclair Hall - 1918 - 384 pages
...us to replace the process of subtraction by that of addition at each successive stage of the work. Dividing the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, we obtain 3, the first term of the quotient. Multiplying 2, 4, and — 8, the remaining terms of the divisor,...

## General Mathematics, Book 1

Raleigh Schorling, William David Reeve - Mathematics - 1919 - 520 pages
...both dividend and divisor according to ascending or descending powers of some common letter. 2. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor and write the result for the first term of the quotient. 3. Multiply the entire divisor by the first...

## Complete School Algebra

Herbert Edwin Hawkes, William Arthur Luby, Frank Charles Touton - Algebra - 1919 - 538 pages
...the descending (or ascending) powers of some common letter, called the letter of arrangement. 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 entire divisor by the first term...

## Elementary Algebra with a Table of Logarithms

Julius Lederer Neufeld - Algebra - 1920 - 424 pages
...two numbers, the terms of 'the quotient are all plus. The first term of each quotient is obtained by dividing the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and in the succeeding terms of the quotient, the powers of the first "number decrease by 1 and the...

## High School Algebra Complete

Marquis Joseph Newell - 1920 - 428 pages
...Arrange the dividend and divisor in the same order of powers of some common literal number. II. 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. III. Multiply the whole divisor by the first...

## The Elements of High School Mathematics: Comprising Arithmetic, Practical ...

John Bascom Hamilton, Herbert Earle Buchanan - Mathematics - 1921 - 312 pages
...the above both are arranged in descending powers of x. 2. Obtain the first term of the quotient by dividing the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, ie, 3x4-T-x2 = 3x2. 3. Multiply the divisor by this partial product, placing the result under the dividend,...

## Junior High School Mathematics, Book 3

John Charles Stone - Mathematics - 1921 - 274 pages
...to the descending or ascending powers of some letter, the same letter being used in both. 2. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor to obtain the first term of the quotient. 3. Multiply the whole divisor by this term of the quotient,...