| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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.... | |
| 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.... | |
| James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1846 - 354 pages
...following RULE FOR DIVISION OF DECIMALS. Divide as in whole numbers, and point off as many figures fur **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.... | |
| Frederick Emerson - Arithmetic - 1846 - 266 pages
...DECIMALS., Divide as in whole numbers; and in the quotient, point off as many figures for decimals, **as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor** ; that if, make the . decimal places in the divisor and quotient counted together,' equal to the decimal... | |
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