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. New School Algebra - Page 67by George Albert Wentworth - 1898Full view - About this book
| 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... | |
| Stephen Chase - Algebra - 1849 - 348 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... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson - Algebra - 1850 - 256 pages
...of 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,** mid set the result in the quotient.* Multiply the whole divisor by the quotient thus found, and subtract... | |
| James Elliot - 1850 - 116 pages
...both the 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 - 358 pages
...truth of 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... | |
| John Bonnycastle - Algebra - 1851 - 288 pages
...terms of 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.... | |
| 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... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Algebra - 1852 - 348 pages
...terms of 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 - 1852 - 408 pages
...and 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... | |
| Joseph Ray - Algebra - 1848 - 250 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... | |
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