| 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
...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. 2 1 .573)... | |
| James Thompson - 1808 - 172 sider
...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 be annexed... | |
| Nicolas Pike - 1808 - 480 sider
...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... | |
| 1811 - 198 sider
...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 ciphers.... | |
| Robert Gibson - 1811 - 508 sider
...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 - 1812
...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... | |
| Robert Gibson - 1814 - 508 sider
...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... | |
| Nathan Daboll - 1815 - 240 sider
...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... | |
| 1817 - 198 sider
...as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point ofl' 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 ciphers.... | |
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