| Thomas Peacock - Arithmetic - 1791 - 302 pages
...DECIMALS. RUL E. Perform the operation exaéüy as in fimple quantities, obferviug particularly to **point off as many places for decimals in the quotient, as the** dividend has more than the divifor. But if the quotient has not the number of figures wanted, make... | |
| Mathematics - 1801 - 446 pages
...in both the divisor and quotient ; therefore point off for decimals in the quotient so many figures, **as the decimal places, in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** 2. If the figures in the quotient are not so many as the rule requires, supply the defect by prefixing... | |
| David Steel - History - 1805 - 392 pages
...DIVISION OF DECIMALS. RULE. Divide as in whole numbers; then cut off, as before, as many places from **the quotient, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** If there is a deficiency of figures in the dividend, add cyphers. EXAMPLE. Divide 161.57 by 21.573.... | |
| Nicolas Pike - Algebra - 1808 - 470 pages
...in whole numbers, and, from the right hand of the quotient, point off so many places for decimals, **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** 2. If the places of the quotient be not so many as the rule requires, supply the defeft by prefixing... | |
| James Thompson - Arithmetic - 1808 - 176 pages
...as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient, point ofFas many places for decimals **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** If there should be a remainder, or more decimal places in the divisor than the dividend, ciphers may... | |
| Arithmetic - 1811 - 210 pages
...as in whole numbers, and from the right handof the iiuotk-iH point off as many places for decimals **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** *-^ If the places of the quotient are not so many as the rule requires, supply the defect by prefixing... | |
| Robert Gibson - Surveying - 1811 - 580 pages
...the dividend, than there are in the divisor, point off as many figures in the quotient for decimals, **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor** ; the want of places in the quotient being supplied by prefixing ciphers. But if there be more decimal... | |
| Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1812 - 620 pages
...DECIMALS. , DIVIDE as in whole numbers ; and point off in the quotient as many places for decimals, **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor*.** • The reason of this Rule is evident ; for, since the divisor multiplied by the quotient gives the... | |
| Jeremiah Joyce - Arithmetic - 1812 - 274 pages
...257 386034 8I 4020.64073 > 4920.5 RULE. (1) Divide, as in whole numbers, and cut off as many figures **in the quotient, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those** of the divisor. (2) If there be not figures enough in the quotient, the deficieney must be iupplied... | |
| Robert Gibson - Surveying - 1814 - 558 pages
...dividend, than there are in the divisor, point off аи many figures in the quotient for decimals, **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor** ; the want of places in the quotient beingsupplied by prefixing ciphers. But if there be more decimal... | |
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