## Introduction to The National Arithmetic: On the Inductive System Combining the Analytic and Synthetic Methods in which the Principles of the Science are Fully Explained and Illustrated : Designed for Common Schools and Academies |

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**off as many figures from the right hand of the dividend as there are ciphers in the divisor**, and the figures on the left hand of the separatrix will be the quotient , and those on the right hand the remainder .### What people are saying - Write a review

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