## The National Arithmetic, on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and Synthetic Methods, in which the Principles of Arithmetic are Explained in a Perspicuous and Familiar Manner; Containing Also Practical Systems of Mensuration, Guaging, Geometry, and Book-keeping; Forming a Complete Mercantile Arithmetic. Designed for Schools and Academies |

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To divide by an unit with ciphers annexed .

To divide by an unit with ciphers annexed .

**Cut 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 separation will be the quotient , and those ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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