## Daboll's Schoolmaster's Assistant: Improved and Enlarged, Being a Plain Practical System of Arithmetic, Adapted to the United States |

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The Remainder , which is alwavs

with the Dividend . RULE . First , seek how many times the divisor is contained in

as many of the left hand figures of the dividend as are just necessary , ( that is ...

The Remainder , which is alwavs

**less**than the di . visor , and of the same namewith the Dividend . RULE . First , seek how many times the divisor is contained in

as many of the left hand figures of the dividend as are just necessary , ( that is ...

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Place those numbers under each other , which are of the same denomination ,

the

exceerd the figure over it , borrow as many units as make one of the next greater

...

Place those numbers under each other , which are of the same denomination ,

the

**less**being below the greater : begin with the least denomination , and if itexceerd the figure over it , borrow as many units as make one of the next greater

...

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If the cents in the given sum are

their left , or in the ten ' s place of the cents , before you write them down .

EXAMPLES . 1 . Divide 35 dollars 68 cents , by 41 . 41 ) 3568 ( 87 the quotientin

cents ...

If the cents in the given sum are

**less**than 18 , you must always place a cypher ontheir left , or in the ten ' s place of the cents , before you write them down .

EXAMPLES . 1 . Divide 35 dollars 68 cents , by 41 . 41 ) 3568 ( 87 the quotientin

cents ...

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RULE , Multiply the highest denomination given , by so many of the next

make one of that greater , and thus continue till you have brought it down as low

as your question requires . * PROOF . Change the oruer of the question , and ...

RULE , Multiply the highest denomination given , by so many of the next

**less**asmake one of that greater , and thus continue till you have brought it down as low

as your question requires . * PROOF . Change the oruer of the question , and ...

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It is therefore evident that the magnitude of a decimal fraction , compared with

another , does not depend upon the number of its figures , but upon the value of

its first left hand figure : for in . stance , a fraction beginning with any figure

than ...

It is therefore evident that the magnitude of a decimal fraction , compared with

another , does not depend upon the number of its figures , but upon the value of

its first left hand figure : for in . stance , a fraction beginning with any figure

**less**than ...

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