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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. "
An Introduction to Algebra Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction - Page 93
by Warren Colburn - 1828 - 276 pages
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Bonnycastle's Introduction to Algebra: Containing the Indeterminate and ...

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. This...
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Elementary Algebra: For the Use of Schools

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...
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A Practical Treatise on Algebra: Designed for the Use of Students in High ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Algebra - 1852 - 352 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 found...
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Ray's Algebra Part Second: An Analytical Treatise, Designed for High Schools ...

Joseph Ray - Algebra - 1852 - 410 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...
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Key to Ray's Algebra: Parts First and Second : Containing Statements and ...

Joseph Ray - Algebra - 1852 - 360 pages
...order to conform to the general method of proceeding from the left toward the right, it is customary to divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of thi. riivisor ; this, however, affects no principle, as the division may be com menced at the right...
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Ray's Algebra, Part First: On the Analytic and Inductive Methods of ...

Joseph Ray - Algebra - 1848 - 248 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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Orr's Circle of the Sciences: Organic nature, vols. 1-3 (1854-1856)

William Somerville Orr - Science - 1854 - 532 pages
...dividend and divisor, thus arranged, being placed as dividend and divisor, are placed in arithmetic, divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor ; the result is the first term of the quotient. 3. Then, as in arithmetic, multiply the whole divinar...
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Elementary Algebra

Benedict Sestini - Algebra - 1854 - 156 pages
...dividend and the divisor are arranged according to the powers of any letter, the result of the division of the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor is the first term of the quotient. Let, for example, A = a3 -\- 2aa63 -f- 3 be the dividend, a3 and...
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Common School Algebra

Thomas Sherwin - Algebra - 1855 - 264 pages
...before ; and thus continue, until all the termt of the root are found. Remark 2. In dividing, we merely divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor ; and it is manifest, from the manner in which the divisors are obtained, as well as from inspection, that...
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A Treatise on Algebra

Elias Loomis - Algebra - 1855 - 356 pages
...DIVISION OF POLYNOMIALS. 1. Arrange the dividend and divisor according to the powen of the same letter 2. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, the result will be the first term of the quotient. 3. Multiply the divisor by this term, and subtract...
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