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
| Thomas Sherwin - Algebra - 1855 - 264 pages
...dividend and divisor according to the powers of the same letter, beginning with the highest. 2. Divide **the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor,** and place the result as the first term of the quotient ; recollecting, that if both terms have the... | |
| William Smyth - Algebra - 1855 - 370 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... | |
| William Smyth - Algebra - 1858 - 344 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 the... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1859 - 352 pages
...left hand of the dividend, as in simple numbers. II. Find the first term of the quotient either by **dividing the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor,** or by dividing the first two terms of the dividend by the first two terms of the divisor ; multiply... | |
| John Fair Stoddard, William Downs Henkle - Algebra - 1859 - 538 pages
...dividend and divisor according to the ascending or descending powers of the same letter in both. 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, by which multiply all the terms in the divisor,... | |
| Charles Davies - Algebra - 1859 - 324 pages
...and divisor with reference to a (Art. 44), placing the divisor on the left 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, which, for convenience, we place under the divisor.... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1860 - 444 pages
...left hand of the dividend, as in simple, numbers II. Find the first term of the quotient either by **dividing the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor,** or by dividing the first two terms of the dividend by the first two terms of the divisor ; multiply... | |
| Robert Fowler - 1861 - 420 pages
...divisor and dividend according to the powers of the same letter (a in the example) ; then to divide **the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor,** place the result in the quotient and multiply the divisor by it ; subtract and proceed similarly with... | |
| Thomas Sherwin - 1862 - 252 pages
...dividend and divisor according to the powers of the same letter, beginning with the highest. 2. Divide **the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor,** and place the result as the first term of the quotient; recollecting, that if- both terms have the... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson - Algebra - 1863 - 432 pages
...term of the quotient similarly arranged. We can therefore obtain this term of the quotient, by simply **dividing the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor,** thus arranged. The operation may then be continued in the manner of long division in Arithmetic ; each... | |
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