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

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...
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Daboll's Schoolmaster's Assistant: Improved and Enlarged, Being a Plain ...

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...
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The Youth's Assistant in Theorhetic [sic] and Practical Arithmetic: Designed ...

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...
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The Youth's Assistant in Theorhetic [sic] and Practical Arithmetic: Designed ...

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

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...
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Elements of arithmetic, with numerous examples

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

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...
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Daboll's Schoolmaster's Assistant: Improved and Enlarged. Being a Plain ...

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...
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Treatise on Arithmetic, in Theory and Practice: With an Appendix, Containing ...

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...
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Complete Schoolmaster's Assistant: Being a Plain Comprehensive System of ...

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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