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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

## Arithmetick Theoretically and Practically Illustrated

B. M. Tyler - Arithmetic - 1827 - 287 pages
...81900. • * " * PROBLEM II. To find the greatest common divisor, or measure of two numbers. RULE. Divide the greater number by the less, and the divisor by the remainder. Continue to divide the last divisor by the last remainder until nothing remains : the last divisor...

## An Elementary Treatise on Arithmetic, in Theory and Practice: Adapted to the ...

James Ryan - Arithmetic - 1827 - 272 pages
...to the other, problems VII. &c. If there be a remainder, divide the less by it ; and thug proceed, always dividing the last divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remains. The divisor which leaves no remainder, is the common measure required. If the divisor which leaves...

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

Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1828 - 264 pages
...finding the greatest common divisor of two numbers : — Divide, the greater number by tbe 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...

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

Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1828 - 264 pages
...fmding 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 - 1828 - 247 pages
...a common measure, by dividing the greater term by the less, and this divisor by the remainder, ami so on, always dividing the last divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remams, the last divisor is the common measure.* 2. Divide both of the terms of the fraction by the...

## Daboll's Schoolmaster's Assistant: Improved and Enl. ...

Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1829 - 240 pages
...common measure, by dividing the greater term by the Ions, and this divisor by the remainder, and pn on, always dividing the last divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remaini', the last divisor is the common measure.* 2. Divide both of the terms of the fraction by the...

## Arithmetic: In which the Principles of Operating by Numbers are Analytically ...

Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1830 - 264 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...

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

Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1830 - 264 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...