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

Roswell Chamberlain Smith - Arithmetic - 1856 - 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...

## Practical Arithmetic, by Induction and Analysis

Joseph Ray - Arithmetic - 1857 - 336 pages
...3. What is the GCD of 9 and 24? Ans. 3. Eule II. — Divide the greater number by the less, and thai divisor by the remainder, and so on, always dividing...divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remains; the last divisor will be the greatest common divisor. NOTE. — To find the GCD of more than two numbers,...

## The National Arithmetic on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1857 - 444 pages
...the partial fractions after the second, &c. EULE. — Divide the greater term of the given fraction by the less, and the divisor by the remainder, and so on, as in finding the greatest common divisor. The quotients thus found will be the denominators of the...

## The National Arithmetic on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1858 - 444 pages
...the partial fractions after the second, &c. RULE. — Divide the greater tern of ike given fraction by the less, and the divisor by the remainder, and so on, as in finding the greatest common divisor. The quotients thus found will be the denominators of the...

## Walkingame's arithmetic [his Tutor's assistant] simplified and improved. [&c ...

Francis WALKINGAME - 1859
...When the sums of the alternate digits of any number are equal, the number can be divided by 11. RULE. Divide the greater number by the less, and the divisor by the remainder till nothing remains. The divisor which produces no remainder is the greatest common measure required....

## Adams's Improved Arithmetic: Arithmetic, in which are Combined the Analytic ...

Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1861 - 280 pages
...divisor sometimes practised ; it is as follows : I. 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. II. When the numbers are more...

## First book of arithmetic for the use of schools. [With] Key. High-school ed ...

...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...

## Arithmetic for the use of Schools. Designed to assist Candidates preparing ...

W. M. LUPTON - 1867
...their lowest terms. 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 continually till there is no remainder. The last divisor will be the G. С. М. The reason of this...