| Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1831 - 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 - 1831 - 240 pages
...lowest terms. RULE. — 1. Find a common measure, by dividing the greater terra by the less, and this **divisor by the remainder, and so on, always dividing...the last divisor by the last remainder, till nothing** remaim ; the last divisor is the common measure.* 2. Divide both of the terms of the fraction by the... | |
| Zadock Thompson - Arithmetic - 1832 - 168 pages
...another greater than iUelf. Therefore, 233. To find the greatest common divisor of two numbers, RULE. — **Divide the greater number by the less, and the divisor...will the last divisor be the common divisor required.** QUESTIONS FOR PRACTICE. 2. What is the greatest common divisor of 24 and 36 ? Ans. 12. 3. What is the... | |
| Zadock Thompson - Arithmetic - 1832 - 168 pages
...greater than itself. Therefore, 233. To find the greatest common divisor of two numbers. RULE. — **Divide the greater number by the less, and the divisor...dividing the last divisor by the last remainder, till** nothmg remains ; then will the last divisor be the common divisor required. QUESTIONS FOR PRACTICE.... | |
| Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1833 - 264 pages
...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... | |
| Richard Mosley - Arithmetic - 1836 - 140 pages
...not the greatest. To find the greatest common measure of two numbers. RULE. — Divide the greater **by the less, and the divisor by the remainder, and so on** till nothing remains. The last divisor is the greatest common measure. Thus, to find the greatest common... | |
| Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1837 - 240 pages
...their lowest terms RULE. 1. Find a common measure, by dividing the greater term by the less, and this' **divisor by the remainder, and so on, always dividing...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... | |
| Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1837 - 247 pages
...terms. RUJ.K. — 1. Find a common measure, by dividing the greater terra •by the less, and this **divisor by the remainder, and so on, always dividing...the last divisor by the last remainder, till nothing** romains ; "the lust divisor is the common measure.1'1 2. Divide both of the terme of the fraction by... | |
| James Thomson (LL.D.) - Arithmetic - 1837 - 284 pages
...greater number by the less. (2.) If there be a remainder, divide the less by it ; and thus proceed, **always dividing the last divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remains.** The divisor Avhich leaves no remainder is the common measure required. If in the operation any divisor... | |
| Nathan Daboll - 1839
...find the greatest common divisor of two numbers RULE. Divide the greater number by the less, and this **divisor by the remainder, and so on, always dividing...the last divisor by the last remainder till nothing** remain ; and the last divisor will be the common divisor. EXAMPLES. 1. What is the greatest common... | |
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