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 106by George William Myers, George Edward Atwood - 1916 - 338 pagesFull view - About this book
| Davis Wasgatt Clark - Algebra - 1846 - 374 pages
...reference to the power of some letter, so that its exponents shall diminish from left to right. 2. Divide **the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor** ; the result is the first term of the quotient. 3. Multiply the-whole divisor by this term, and subtract... | |
| Elias Loomis - Algebra - 1846 - 346 pages
...POLYNOMIALS. 1. Arrange the dividend and divisor according to the powers of the same letter. 2. Divide **the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor,** the result will be the first term of the quotient. 3. Multiply the divisor by this term, and subtract... | |
| Harvey Goodwin - Mathematics - 1846 - 468 pages
...according to either ascending or descending powers of some letter common to the two; the division of **the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor** gives the first term of the quotient ; multiply the divisor by this term, and subtract the product... | |
| Jeremiah Day - Algebra - 1847 - 358 pages
...as shall be necessary to continue the operation : To obtain the first term of the quotient, divide **the first term of the dividend, by the first term of the divisor** ;* Divide again by the first term of the divisor, and proceed as before, tUl all the terms of the dividend... | |
| Jeremiah Day, James Bates Thomson - Algebra - 1848 - 264 pages
...quantities, arrange the terms according to Art. 106. To obtain the first term in the quotient, divide **the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor.** Multiply the whole divisor by the term placed in the quotient ; subtract the • product from the dividend... | |
| Joseph Ray - Algebra - 1848 - 250 pages
...found. From the preceding, we derive the BULB, FOR THE DIVISION OF ONE POLYNOMIAL BY ANOTHER. Divide **the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor,** the result will be the first term of the quotient. Multiply the divisor by this term, and subtract... | |
| John Bonnycastle - 1848 - 334 pages
...each of them so that the higher powers of one of the letters may stand before the lower. 2. 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... | |
| Joseph Ray - Algebra - 1848 - 252 pages
...From the preceding, we derive the BULK, FOR THE DIVISION OF ONE POLYNOMIAL BY ANOTHER. Divide tlie **first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor,** the result will be the first term of the quotient. Multiply the divisor by this term, and subtract... | |
| Stephen Chase - Algebra - 1849 - 350 pages
...divisor according to the powers of some common letter, either ascending; or descending in both. 2. Divide **the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor** (§80), and set the result, with its proper sign, as a term of the quotient. '3. Multiply the divisor... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson - Algebra - 1850 - 256 pages
...following rule will become obvious by its great similarity to division in numbers. RULE . — Divide **the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor,** mid set the result in the quotient.* Multiply the whole divisor by the quotient thus found, and subtract... | |
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