Books Books 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 Normal Elementary Arithmetic: Embracing a Course of Easy and Progressive ...

Edward Brooks - Arithmetic - 1893 - 228 pages
...the dividend. 56. The sign of Division is -*-, and is read divided by. It shows that the number oil the left is to be divided by the one on the right. 57. There are two methods of performing division, called Short Division and Long Division. NOTE TO... ## The Williams & Rogers Mental Arithmetic ...

James M. Cook - 1897 - 216 pages
...of DIVISION is -=-. It is read divided ly. When placed between two numbers, it shows that the number on the left is to be divided by the one on the right. Thus, 12 -^ 3 is read 12 divided by 3. 7. In the expression, 12 -5- 3 = 4, the dividend is 12, the... John Marvin Colaw, John Kelley Elkwood - Arithmetic - 1900 - 450 pages
...the divisor. 95. The Sign of Division (-=-) is read divided by, and when placed between two numbers shows that the one on the left is to be divided by the one on the right. Thus, 24 -t- 3 is rend twenty-four divided by three. Division may also be indicated by writing the... ## School Algebra

John Marvin Colaw - Algebra - 1903 - 444 pages
...written 47. Why not ? 8. The Symbol of Division, -^, read iUrided hii, when placed between two numbers, shows that the one on the left is to be divided by the one on the right. The colon and the fractional form are also used to indicate division. Thus, a -=- ft. a : b, and -... ## A New School Dictionary of the English Language: Embracing a Carefully ...

Joseph Emerson Worcester - English language - 1908 - 400 pages
...altogether omitted; as, abc; xy. H-, or : divided by, denotes, when placed between two quantities, that the one on the left is to be divided by the one on the right; as, a -i- b; 8 -*- 4; a : 6. flS* Division is also indicated by making the dividend the numerator,... ## Kimball's Commercial Arithmetic: Prepared for Use in Normal, Commercial and ...

Gustavus Sylvester Kimball - Business mathematics - 1911 - 444 pages
...The sign of division is -7- and is read divided by. When this sign is placed between two numbers it shows that the one on the left is to be divided by the one on the right; as, 27-7-3=9, and is read 27 divided by 3=9. Division is also indicated by writing the dividend above... ## THEENCYCLOPEDIA AMERICANA

1920 - 910 pages
...— n + l) „_„ 1 • 2 • 3 • 4 n ' . The sign H-, placed between two quantities, indicates that the one on the left is to be divided by the one on the right; as, a -i- b. Division may also be indicated by writing the quantities in place of the points; as, -r,... ## The New Normal Mental Arithmetic: A Thorough and Complete Course by Analysis ...

Edward Brooks - Mental arithmetic - 1873 - 188 pages
...the quotient. The symbol -f- is the sign of division ; when placed between two numbers, it denotes that the one on the left is to be divided by the one on the right. 3 LESSON X. Larger Numbers. In the previous lessons, numbers, though expressed by figures, have been... 