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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

## Arithmetic, in which the Principles of Operating by Numbers are Analytically ...

...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...

## A Practical Treatise on Arithmetic: Wherein Every Principle Taught is ...

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...

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

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...

## Arithmetic on the Productive System: Accompanied by a Key and Cubical Blocks

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...

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

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...

## A Practical Treatise on Arithmetic, [etc.].

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...

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

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....

## A Practical Treatise on Arithmetic ...: Combining the Useful Properties of ...

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...