| Joseph Ray - 1856
...95. Kule 1 is generally used when the numbers are small; but when they are large, apply RULE II. — **Divide the greater number by the less, and the divisor...divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remains;** the last divisor will be the greatest common divisor sought. Find the greatest common divisor of 24... | |
| Henry Bartlett Maglathlin - Arithmetic - 1873 - 336 pages
...compact form than the first. 12-1. Hence, to find the greatest common divisor of two numbers, we may **Divide the greater number by the less, and the divisor by the remainder, and so on,** until there is no remainder; the last divisor will be the greatest common divisor. 9. Find the greatest... | |
| Emerson Elbridge White - Arithmetic - 1870 - 340 pages
...be the greatest common divisor. 2. To find the greatest common divisor of two numbers by division, **Divide the greater number by the less, and the divisor by the remainder, and** the second divisor by the second remainder, and so on, until there is no remainder. The last divisor... | |
| Malcolm MacVicar - Arithmetic - 1876 - 394 pages
...by division. 15. Why must we finally get a common divisor if the greater of two numbers be divided **by the less, and the divisor by the remainder, and so on** ? 16. What is a Multiple? The Least Common Multiple ? 17. Explain how the Least Common Multiple of... | |
| Joseph Ray - Arithmetic - 1877 - 336 pages
...42; it is, there- 1 2 fore, their GCD (Prin.). Bule. — 1. Divide the greater number by the less, **the divisor by the remainder, and so on, always dividing the last divisor by the last remainder,** until nothing remains. 2. The last divisor mil be the greatest common divisor. REM. — To find the... | |
| Samuel Mecutchen, George Mornton Sayre - 1877
...wnich, as it is contained in 10 an exact JQ number of times, is the greatest common divisor. RULE. **Divide the greater number by the less, and the divisor by the remainder, and so** continue till there is no remainder. The last divisor will be the greatest common divisor. Note. —... | |
| Joseph Ray - Arithmetic - 1880 - 408 pages
...number that will divide 4, 8, 20, 328, 348, and 1024, and is the GCD _8)20(_2_ 16 GCD 4i8 2 Bule. — **Divide the greater number by the less, and the divisor...divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remains;** the last divisor will be the greatest common divisor sought. NOTE. — A condensed form of operation... | |
| Joseph Ray - Arithmetic - 1880 - 408 pages
...that will divide 4, 8, 20, 328, 348, and 1024, and is the GCD 8)20(2 Hi GCD 4)8 Rule. — Divide Hie **greater number by the less, and the divisor by the remainder, and so on; always dividing** tiie last divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remains; the last divisor will be tiie greatest... | |
| Samuel Mecutchen - Arithmetic - 1880 - 232 pages
...improper fractions. Invert the divisor, and proceed as in multiplication. GREATEST COMMON DIVISOR. **Divide the greater number by the less, and the divisor by the remainder, and so** continue till there is no remainder. The last divisor will be the greatest common divisor. LEAST COMMON... | |
| Samuel Mecutchen - Arithmetic - 1880 - 232 pages
...improper fractions. Invert the divisor, and proceed as in multiplication. GREATEST COMMON DIVISOR. **Divide the greater number by the less, and the divisor by the remainder, and so** continue till there is no remainder. The last divisor will be the greatest common divisor. LEAST COMMON... | |
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