| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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*... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| Nicolas Pike, Dudley Leavitt - Arithmetic - 1827 - 200 pages
...two or more numbers. RULE 1. If there be two numbers only, divide Jhe 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 ; tben will the last divisor be the greatest common measure required. 2. When there are more... | |
| Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1848 - 312 pages
...greatest common measure of two numbers, RULE. Divide the greater number by the less, and that divrsor **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 1. — When we would find... | |
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