Books Books 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. An Introduction to Algebra Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction - Page 89
by Warren Colburn - 1828 - 276 pages George Wentworth, David Eugene Smith - Algebra - 1913 - 478 pages
...proceed as follows : Arrange both dividend and divisor in ascending or descending powers of some 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 entire divisor by the first term of the quotient and... ## Second Course in Algebra

Webster Wells, Walter Wilson Hart - Algebra - 1913 - 302 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 term of the quotient... ## A First Course in Algebra

Frederick Charles Kent - Algebra - 1913 - 292 pages
...dividend and divisor from left to right according to the decreasing powers of some common letter. (2) Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor to get the first term of the quotient. terms of the dividend and subtract. If in this product there... ## First Course in Algebra

William Benjamin Fite - Algebra - 1913 - 358 pages
...to the descending (or ascending) poivers of some common letter, called the letter of arrangement. 2. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor. Take this quotient as the first term of the quotient sought. 3. Multiply the divisor by the first term... ## First Course in Algebra

William Benjamin Fite - Algebra - 1913 - 304 pages
...to the descending (or ascending) powers of some common letter, called the letter of arrangement. 2. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor. Take this quotient as the first term of the quotient sought. 3. Multiply the divisor by the first term... ## Algebra: First Course

Edith Long, William Charles Brenke - Algebra - 1913 - 300 pages
...terms of the dividend and the divisor according to the exponent of some letter (a in our illustration). Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor. The result is the first term of the quotient. Multiply the entire divisor by this term and subtract.... ## Machinery's Reference Series, Volumes 131-140

1914 - 536 pages
...rules of procedure are: 1. Arrange dividend and divisor according to the power of some one letter. 2. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor. This gives the first term of the quotient. 3. Multiply all the terms of the divisor by the first term... ## Elementary Algebra: First[-second] Year Course, Book 1

Florian Cajori, Letitia Rebekah Odell - Algebra - 1915 - 240 pages
...arranging both polynomials, and each remainder, according to the ascending or the descending power of some letter. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor for the first term of the quotient. Multiply the entire divisor by the first term of the quotient.... ## Elementary Algebra

Herbert Ellsworth Slaught, Nels Johann Lennes - Algebra - 1915 - 412 pages
...powers of some common letter. As the division proceeds, arrange each remainder in the same way. 2. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor. This quotient is the first term of the quotient. 3. Multiply the first term of the quotient by the... 