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Divide the greater number by the less, and that divisor by the remainder, and so on, always dividing the last divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remain.
The Youth's Assistant in Theoretic and Practical Arithmetic: Designed for ... - Page 89
by Zadock Thompson - 1848 - 168 pages

## Adams's New Arithmetic: Arithmetic, in which the Principles of Operating by ...

Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1810 - 180 pages
...finding the greatest common divisor of two numbers : Divide the greater number by the less, and that divisor by the remainder, and so on, always dividing...the last divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remain. The last divisor will be the greatest common divisor required. Note. It is evident, that, when...

## Daboll's Schoolmaster's Assistant: Improved and Enlarged. Being a Plain ...

Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1817 - 240 pages
...their lowest terms. RULE. 1. Find a common measure, by dividing the greater term by the less, and this divisor by the remainder, and so on, always dividing...divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remains; the last divisor is the common measure.* 2. Divide both of the terms of the fraction by the common...

## Daboll's Schoolmaster's Assistant: Improved and Enlarged. Being a Plain ...

Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1818 - 240 pages
...their lowest terms. RULE. 1. Find a common measure, by dividing the greater term by the less, and this divisor by the remainder, and so on, always dividing...divisor' by the last remainder, till nothing remains, the last divisor is the common measure.* 2. Divide both of the terms of the fraction by the common...

## A Complete System of Theoretical and Mercantile Arithmetic: Comprehending a ...

George G. Carey - Arithmetic - 1818 - 574 pages
...RULE. Divide the greater number by the less, and this divisor by the remainder. Proceed in this manner, always dividing the last divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remains; the last divisor is the greatest common measure. EXAMPLE. Required the greatest common measure of 84...

## Pantologia. A new (cabinet) cyclopędia, by J.M. Good, O. Gregory ..., Volume 3

John Mason Good - 1819
...term by the less ; then divide the divisor by the remainder, if there be any, and so on continually, always dividing the last divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remains; and then is the last divisor the greatest common measure sought. For a demonstration, see Manning's...

## Daboll's Schoolmaster's Assistant: Improved and Enlarged; Being a Plain ...

Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1820 - 240 pages
...conimon measure, by dividing; the greater term by the less, and this divisor by the remainder, aitd so on, always dividing the last divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remains ; the last divisor is the common measure.* 2. Divide both of the terras of the fraction by the com*...

## Daboll's Schoolmaster's Assistant

Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1825 - 240 pages
...their lowest terms. RULE. 1. Find a common measure, by dividing the greater term by the less, and this divisor by the remainder, and so on, always dividing the last divisor by the last remainder,*Vil I nothing remains ; the last divisor is the common measure.* 2. Divide both of the terras...

## Pike's System of Arithmetick Abridged: Designed to Facilitate the Study of ...

Nicolas Pike, Dudley Leavitt - Arithmetic - 1826 - 200 pages
...two or more numbers. RULE 1. If there be two pumbers only, divide the greater by the less, and this divisor by the remainder, and so on, always dividing...the last divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remain ; then will the last divisor be the greatest common measure required. 2. When there are more...