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
| James Elliot - 1850 - 116 pages
...divisor and the dividend according to the powers of some one letter contained in them : then divide **the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor,** for the first term of the quotient. Multiply the whole divisor by the term thus found. Subtract the... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson - Algebra - 1850 - 364 pages
...the 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,** and set the result in the quotient.* Multiply the whole divisor by the quotient thus found, and subtract... | |
| William Smyth - Algebra - 1851 - 272 pages
...reference to some common letter, we have the following rule for the division of polynomials : 1°. Divide **the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor,** and set the result, with its proper sign, as the first term of the quotient. 2°. Multiply the divisor... | |
| John Bonnycastle - Algebra - 1851 - 288 pages
...each of them so, that the higher power 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.... | |
| Joseph Ray - Algebra - 1852 - 410 pages
...divisor with reference to a certain letter, and place the divisor on the right of the dividend. 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... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Algebra - 1852 - 352 pages
...each quantity, so that the highest powers of one of the letters may stand before the lower. 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. Multiply the whole divisor by the terms thus... | |
| Joseph Ray - Algebra - 1848 - 248 pages
...From the preceding, we derive the RULE, 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 dicisor by this term, and subtract... | |
| William Somerville Orr - Science - 1854 - 532 pages
...and divisor, thus arranged, being placed as dividend and divisor, are placed in arithmetic, divide **the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor** ; the result is the first term of the quotient. 3. Then, as in arithmetic, multiply the whole divinar... | |
| Benedict Sestini - Algebra - 1854 - 156 pages
...dividend and the divisor are arranged according to the powers of any letter, the result of the division of **the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor** is the first term of the quotient. Let, for example, A = a3 -\- 2aa63 -f- ¿3 be the dividend, a3 and... | |
| Elias Loomis - Algebra - 1855 - 352 pages
...POLYNOMIALS. 1. Arrange the dividend and divisor according to the powen 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... | |
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