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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 67
by George Albert Wentworth - 1898

## Euclid's Elements of Geometry

Euclid - Geometry - 1872 - 284 pages
...the power or index of a, we place them thus, a6d — ate + cPb + a2 ; and then proceed by dividing the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, placing the result in the quotient. "We next multiply the whole divisor by the quotient thus found,...

## A University Algebra ...

Edward Olney - Algebra - 1873 - 354 pages
...divisor are polynomials. • EULE. — HAVING ARRANGED DIVIDEND AND DIVISOK WITH REFERENCE TO THE SAME LETTER, DIVIDE THE FIRST TERM OF THE DIVIDEND BY THE FIRST TERM OF THE DIVISOR FOR THE FIRST TERM OF THE QUOTIENT. TlIEN SUBTRACT FROM THE DIVIDEND THE PRODUCT OF THE DIVISOR INTO...

## An Elementary Algebra

Daniel Barnard Hagar - Algebra - 1873 - 278 pages
...a Polynomial. — Arrange the divisor and dividend according to the powers of one of their letters. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and write the result for the first term of the quotient; multiply the whole divisor by it, and subtract...

## First Year Algebra

William James Milne - Algebra - 1911 - 332 pages
...RULE. — Arrange both dividend and divisor according to the ascending or the descending powers of a common letter. Divide the first term, of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and write the result for the first term of the quotient. Multiply the whole divisor by this term of...

## Elementary Algebra: first course

John Charles Stone, James Franklin Millis - Algebra - 1911 - 698 pages
...Arrange both the dividend and divisor according to the descending or ascending powers of some letter. 2. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor to obtain the first term of the quotient. 3. Multiply the whole divisor by this term of the quotient,...

## Second Course in Algebra

Herbert Edwin Hawkes, William Arthur Luby, Frank Charles Touton - Algebra - 1911 - 288 pages
...by the law „a j. „s _ „e-6 The method of dividing one polynomial by another is stated in the Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor and write the result for the first term of the quotient. Multiply the entire divisor by the first term...

## Elements of Algebra

George Albert Wentworth - 1881 - 538 pages
...remainder by the first term of the divisor, and so on. Therefore, to divide one polynomial by another, 98. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first...result as the first term of the quotient. Multiply all thc terms of the divisor by the first term of the quotient. Subtract the product from the dividend....

## First Year Algebra

Webster Wells, Walter Wilson Hart - Algebra - 1912 - 344 pages
...Arrange the dividend and the divisor in either ascending or descending powers of some common letter. 2. 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. 3. Multiply the whole divisor by the first...