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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

## An Introduction to Algebra Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction

Warren Colburn - Algebra - 1828 - 276 pages
...compound numbers. .Arrange the dividend and divisor according to the powers of some letter. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and write the result in the quotient. Multiply all the terms oftlie divisor by the term of the quotient...

## Elements of Algebra

William Smyth - Algebra - 1830 - 264 pages
...Having arranged the divisor and dividend with reference to the powers of the same letter, 1°. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, the result will be the first term of the quotient ; 2°. multiply the whole divisor by the term of...

## A concise system of mathematics

Alexander Ingram - Mathematics - 1830 - 462 pages
...compound, arrange the terms of the dividend and divisor according to the powers of the same letter. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor to obtain the first term of the quotient, then multiply the whole divisor by this term, and subtract...

## Elements of Algebra

Bourdon (M., Louis Pierre Marie) - Algebra - 1831 - 326 pages
...figures of the quotient are obtained by trial, while in algebraic division the quotient obtained by dividing the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, is always one of the terms of the quotient sought. If these two terms are not divisible by one another,...

## An Introduction to Algebra Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction

Warren Colburn - Algebra - 1834 - 288 pages
...compound numbers. Arrange the dividend and divisor according to the powers of toms letter. Divide t/ie first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and write the result in the quotient. Multiply all the terms of the divisor by the tern of the quotient...

## First Lessons in Algebra: Being an Easy Introduction to that Science ...

Ebenezer Bailey - Algebra - 1835 - 258 pages
...3ic + 2cc ( J + 2 c. 1 bb+ be 2 6c + 2cc 2 6c + 2cc . In this example, as in the preceding, we divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor. The quotient of 6 6 divided by b, is b. We then multiply the whole divisor, b + c, by b, and obtain...

## A New Introduction to the Science of Algebra...

Silas Totten - Algebra - 1836 - 304 pages
...arranged wkh reference to the powers of a. The first term of the quotient will therefore be found by dividing the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor. 2. As the dividend is the sum of all the partial products formed by multiplying the divisor by each...

## A New Introduction to the Science of Algebra ...

Silas Totten - Algebra - 1836 - 320 pages
...produces the second dividend. The whole of the root found being doubled, gives 8ae -(- 24аж for a second divisor. Dividing the first term of the dividend by the first 'term of this divisor, gives 9.Г* for a quotient, which is also added to the divisor, and the sum multiplied...