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RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.
The New American Arithmetic, in the Coin of the United States, Denominated ... - Page 99
by John Lyman Newell - 1822 - 202 pages

## The practical arithmetic

John Darby (teacher of mathematics.) - 1843 - 236 pages
...DIVISION OF DECIMALS. RULE. — 1. Divide as in whole numbers, and point off as as many decimal places in the quotient as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. See Example 1st2. If the quotient have not so many places of figures in it, as there are decimal places...

Charles DAVIES (LL.D.) - Arithmetic - 1843 - 348 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 prefacing ciphers. Q. If one decimal fraction...

## Daboll's Complete Schoolmaster's Assistant Being a Plain Comprehensive ...

Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1843 - 254 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...

## Elementary and practical Arithmetic on the inductive system, by analysis and ...

Charles WATERHOUSE - Arithmetic - 1844 - 228 pages
..."••'' -f RULE. — Proceed as in simple numbers — pointing off as many figures from the right hand of the quotient, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. If there be not so many figures in the dividend as in the divisor, annex ciphers to the dividend, until...

Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1844 - 358 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...

## The Practical Miner's Guide: Comprising a Set of Trigonometrical Tables ...

John Budge - Mining engineering - 1845 - 250 pages
...12 177 8-952 DIVISION OF DECIMALS. RULE.—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. EXAMPLE, fath. ft. in. Divide 2 4 3-7 by 6 6)2 4 3-7 0 2 8-61 h. ft. in. 7)4 2 10-30994...

## Practical Arithmetic, Uniting the Inductive with the Synthetic Mode of ...

James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1846 - 402 pages
...following RULE FOR DIVISION OF DECIMALS. Divide as in whole numbers, and point off as many figures for decimals in the quotient, as the decimal places in the. dividend exceed those in the divisor. If the. quotient does not contain figures enough, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers. PROOF....

## Practical Arithmetic: Uniting the Inductive with the Synthetic Mode of ...

James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1846 - 362 pages
...general RULE FOR DIVISION OF DECIMALS. Divide as in whole numbers, and point off as many fig-~ tiresfor decimals in the quotient, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. If the quotient does not contain figures enough, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers. PROOF....