| Daniel Adams - 1839
...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... | |
| George Leonard (Jr.) - Arithmetic - 1839 - 347 pages
...fraction, Divide the greater number by the smaller, and then the divisor by the remainder, if there be any, **and so on, always dividing the last divisor by the last remainder** until nothing is left, when the last divisor will be the greatest common divisor. Note .— The denominator... | |
| Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1840 - 264 pages
...finding the greatest common divisor Oj 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... | |
| Roswell Chamberlain Smith - Arithmetic - 1841 - 311 pages
...therefore, we have the following, — GENERAL RULE. 16. Divide the greater number by the less, and that **divisor by the remainder, and so on ; always dividing...divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remains** ; the last divisor is the greatest common divisor required. 17. When the last divisor is 1, the given... | |
| Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1841 - 228 pages
...common measure, by dividing the greater terra by the less, and this divisor by the remainder, and BO **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... | |
| George Leonard - 1841
...fraction, Divide the larger number by the smaller, and then the. divisor by the remainder, if there be any, **and. so on, always dividing the last divisor by the last remainder** until nothing is left, when tlie last divisor wilt be the greatest common divisor. Note. The denominator... | |
| Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1848 - 306 pages
...find the greatest common measure of two numbers, RULE. Divide the greater number by the less, and that **divisor by the remainder, and so on, always dividing the last divisor** t,y the last remainder, till nothing remain. The last divisor will be the greatest common divisor required.... | |
| George Leonard - Arithmetic - 1841 - 340 pages
...fraction, Divide the larger number by Hie smaller, and then the divisor by the remainder, if there be any, **and so on, always dividing the last divisor by the last remainder** until nothing is left, when the last divisor will be the greatest common divisor. ffote. The denominator... | |
| Roswell Chamberlain Smith - Arithmetic - 1842 - 306 pages
...therefore, we have the following, — GENERAL RULE. 16. Divide the greater number by the less, and that **divisor by the remainder, and so on ; always dividing...divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remains** ; the last divisor is the greatest common divisor required, 17. When the last divisor is 1, the given... | |
| Commissioners of National Education in Ireland - 1842
...number be wished for that may bring the fraction to its lowest terms at once, divide the greater term **by the less, and the divisor by the remainder ; and so on,** dividing each divisor by the last remainder till nothing remains. The last divisor is the number by... | |
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