| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1830 - 247 pages
...RULE. 1. Find a common measure, by dividing the greater term by the less, and this divisor by live **remainder, and 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 terms of the fraction by the common... | |
| Frederick Augustus Porter Barnard - Arithmetic - 1830 - 288 pages
...the greatest common measure of two numbers, DIVIDE THE GREATER NUMBER ВТ THE LESS, THAT DIVISOR BV **THE REMAINDER, AND SO ON, ALWAYS DIVIDING! THE LAST DIVISOR BY THE LAST REMAINDER,** UNTIL SOME REMAINDER IS LEFT. TlIE DIVISOR WHICH LEAVES NO BEUAINDKB IS THE GREATEST COMMON MEASURE.... | |
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