| Samuel Webber - 1801
...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 - 1805
...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 - 1808 - 480 sider
...therefore divide as 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 - 1808 - 172 sider
...AULE — Divide 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... | |
| Peter Nicholson - 1809
...or mixed number. I. Divide, as in whole numbers, and cut off as many places from the right hand of **the quotient- for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those** of the <livisor. II. But if the places of the quotient are not so many as the excess of the decimal... | |
| Robert Gibson - 1811 - 508 sider
...figures. If there be more places of decimals in the dividend, than there are in the divisor, point off as **many figures in the quotient for decimals, as the...in the divisor ; the want of places in the quotient** being supplied by prefixing ciphers. But if there be more decimal places in the divisor, than in the... | |
| Charles Hutton - 1811
...product. DIVISION OF 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*.** - luu' * The reason of this Rule is evident; for, since the divisor multiplied by the quotient gives... | |
| 1811 - 198 sider
...RULE. Divide 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... | |
| Charles Hutton - 1812
...product. DIVISION OP 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 dividend,... | |
| Nathan Daboll - 1815 - 240 sider
...therefore divide as 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 in the quotient be not so many as the rule requires, supply the defect by prefixing... | |
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