| Silas Totten - Algebra - 1836 - 320 pages
...RULE. (61.) Divide as in wliolc numbers, and point off, in the quotient, as many figures for decimals, **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** The reason for this rule is evident, for the quotient multiplied by the divisor, must produce the dividend;... | |
| George Willson - Arithmetic - 1836 - 202 pages
...Divide as in whole numbers ; and point off from the right of the quotient as many places for decimals, **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** If there are not as many places in the quotient as the rulo requires, prefix ciphers. * When there... | |
| Thomas Kerigan - Nautical astronomy - 1838 - 804 pages
...is performed in the same manner as in whole numbers j observing to point off as many decimal places **in the quotient as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor** : — But if there be not as many figures in the quotient as there are in that excess, the deficiency... | |
| Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1838 - 292 pages
...in simple numbers, and point off in the quotient, from the right hand, so many places for decimals **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor;** and if there are not so many, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers. Q. If one decimal fraction... | |
| George Willson - Arithmetic - 1838 - 194 pages
...Divide as in whole numbers ; and point off from the right of the quotient as many places for decimals, **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** If there are not as many places in the quotient as the rule requires, prefix ciphers. When there are... | |
| Nathan Daboll - 1839 - 220 pages
...as in whole numbers, and from the right hand in the quotient point off as many figures for decimals, **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** 2. If the places in the quotient be not so many as the rule requires, supply the deficiency by prefixing... | |
| Frederick Augustus Griffiths - 1839 - 348 pages
...decimals. Rule. 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.** When the decimal places of the quotient are not so many as the above rule requires, the deficiency... | |
| William Ruger - Arithmetic - 1841 - 268 pages
...a unit. How do you pcint off in division of deeimals 7 A. As maay figures froir. the right hand of **the quotient, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** When you divide by a pure decimal, is the quotient greater or less than the dividend 1 A. Greater.... | |
| W. F. Walker - Arithmetic - 1841 - 246 pages
...quotient as the decimals in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. V. If there are not so many figures **in the quotient as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the** devisor, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers. VI. Annex a cipher or ciphers to the remainder... | |
| Janet Taylor - Nautical astronomy - 1842 - 592 pages
...DECIMALS. Divide as in whole numbers, observing to point off as many decimal places in the quoticnt, **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.** If there be not as many figures in the quoticnt as are equal to that excess, supply the deficicney... | |
| |