| Roswell Chamberlain Smith - Arithmetic - 1843 - 312 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 - 1843 - 240 pages
...fold 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. We q number by the least, and the... | |
| Almon Ticknor - Arithmetic - 1846 - 264 pages
...or more numbers. RULE. 1. If there be two numbers • only, divide the greater by the less, and this **divisor by the remainder, and so on, always dividing the last divisor by the** remainder, till nothing remains, then. will the last divisor be the greatest common measure required.... | |
| Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1848 - 312 pages
...Tojind 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 by the** lust remainder, till nothing remain. . The last divisor will be the greatest common divisor required.... | |
| Nathan Daboll, David Austin Daboll - Arithmetic - 1849 - 249 pages
...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 divi•sor by the last** r.vn?.inder till nothing remain ; and the last divisor will be the common divisor. EXAMPLES. t We Divide... | |
| ROSWELL C. SMITH - 1850
...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 - Arithmetic - 1850 - 143 pages
...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... | |
| Ireland commissioners of nat. educ - 1850
...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... | |
| John Radford Young - Arithmetic - 1852 - 192 pages
...divisor a new dividend ; then make the second remainder a divisor, and the preceding divisor a dividend, **and so on, always dividing the last divisor by the last remainder till** the remainder disappears, or becomes 0. The divisor •which thus leaves no remainder is the G. c.... | |
| J. R. Young - 1854
...divisor a new dividend ; then make the second remainder a divisor, and the preceding divisor a dividend, **and so on, always dividing the last divisor by the last remainder till** the remainder disappears, or becomes 0. The divisor which thus leaves no remainder is the G. c. M.... | |
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