Books Books 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 ## Elements of Algebra: Embracing Also the Theory and Application of Logarithms ...

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... ## A Treatise on Algebra

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... ## An Elementary Course of Mathematics: Designed Principally for Students of ...

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... ## An Introduction to Algebra: Being the First Part of a Course of Mathematics ...

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... ## Elements of Algebra: Being an Abridgment of Day's Algebra, Adapted to the ...

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... ## Ray's Algebra, Part First: On the Analytic and Inductive Methods of ..., Part 1

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... ## The elements of algebra, with additions by W. Galbraith and W. Rutherford

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... ## Ray's Algebra, Part First: On the Analytic and Inductive Methods of ...

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... ## A Treatise on Algebra: For the Use of Schools and Colleges

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... 