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The sign of division is written thus, -;-, and, placed between two numbers or quantities, shows that the one on the left is to be divided by the one on the right.
The Progressive Intellectual Arithmetic on the Inductive Plan: Being a ... - Page 42
by Horatio Nelson Robinson - 1860 - 176 pages

## The Complete Arithmetic: Combining Oral and Written Exercises in a Natural ...

Albert Newton Raub - Arithmetic - 1877 - 348 pages
...is called the Remainder. 41. The sign of division, -a- , when placed between two numbers, indicates that the one on the left is to be divided by the one on the right, and is read divided by. 42. Division is also sometimes denoted by writing the dividend above the divisor,...

## Robinson's Progressive Intellectual Arithmetic: On the Inductive Plan. Being ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson - 1878 - 180 pages
...an hour, and the other at the rate of 11 miles an hour, how many hours before they will meet Ï 33. Division is the process of finding how many times...left is to be divided by the one on the right. 24 + 8 = 3 shows that 24 divided by 8 is equal to 3. 1. How many times 9 are 6 times 6 ? 2. How many times...

## Ray's Elementary Arithmetic: Embracing Mental and Written Exercises, for ...

Joseph Ray - Arithmetic - 1879 - 200 pages
...the remainder will be pounds. 47. The Sign of Division is ~. Placed between two numbers, it denotes that the one on the left is to be divided by the one on the right. Thus, 12-=-3=4 is read 12 divided by 3 equals 4. Division is also expressed by writing the dividend...

## The American Intellectual Arithmetic: Designed for the Use of Schools and ...

John Fair Stoddard - 1866 - 186 pages
...bought for 20 dimes ? The Siffn of Division is -*-, and when placed betweo i two numbers, it denotes that the one on the left is to be divided by the one on the right. Thus, 6 — 3=2, or f — 2 denotes that 6 is to be divided by 3, and that the quotient equals 2 ;...

## Ray's New Higher Arithmetic: A Revised Edition of the Higher Arithmetic

Joseph Ray - Arithmetic - 1880 - 420 pages
...multiplication. 28. The sign of Division is [ -T- ], and is read divided by. When placed between two numbers, the one on the left is to be divided by the one on the right. Thus, 20 4- 4 equals 5. The sign is described as a short horizontal line and two dots; one dot directly...

## National Arithmetic; Oral and Written: For Common and Graded Schools ...

Joseph Ficklin - Arithmetic - 1881 - 412 pages
...of 32. 90. The Sign of Division is -^-. It is read, divided by. When placed between two numbers it shows that the one on the left is to be divided by the one on the right. Thus, 63-5-7 = 9 is read, 63 divided by 7 equals 9, and signifies that there are nine 7's in 63, or...

## Mercantile Arithmetic for Book-keepers, Schools and Colleges

Richard Nelson - 1881 - 312 pages
...long when the process is written. p 34. The sign is -5-, which placed between two numbers indicates that the one on the left is to be divided by the one on the right. 6-r-3, reads, six divided by three. Division is also indicated by a curved line between the numbers,...

## Robinson's Progressive Intellectual Arithmetic, on the Inductive Plan: Being ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1858 - 192 pages
...contained in another ; and the result is called the Quotient. The sign of division is written thus, -7-. and, placed between two numbers or quantities, shows...left is to be divided by the one on the right. 24 -;- 8 =: 3 shows that 24 divided by 8 is equal to 3. 1. How many times 9 are 6 times 6 ? 2. How many...