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Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and write the result as the first term of the quotient. Multiply the whole divisor by the first term of the quotient, and subtract the product from the dividend.
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## An Introduction to Algebra: With Notes and Observations : Designed for the ...

John Bonnycastle - Algebra - 1818 - 260 pages
...terms of each of them so, that the higher powers of one of the letters may stand before the lower. Then divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and set the result in the quotient, with its proper sign, or simply by itself, if it be affirmative....

## The young man's best companion, and book of general knowledge

L. Murray - 1821
...divided by subtracting their exponents. Thus if a5 is divided by as the quotient is as — * or a3. of the dividend by the first term of the divisor ; multiply the quotient by the whole divisor, and subtract the product from the dividend. If nothing remain, the operation...

## A Course of Mathematics: For the Use of Academies, as Well as Private ...

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1822
...according to the powers of some one of the letters in both, the higher powers before the lower. 2. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, as in the first case, and set the result in the quotient. 3. Multiply the whole divisor by the term...

## An Elementary Treatise on Algebra, Theoretical and Practical ...

James Ryan - Algebra - 1824 - 516 pages
...letter, beginning 1 ' with the highest, and place the divisor at the right hand of the dividend ; then divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, as in Case I., and place the result under the divisor. . Multiply the wfcole divisor by this partial...

## An Introduction to Algebra: With Notes and Observations, Designed for the ...

John Bonnycastle - Algebra - 1825 - 312 pages
...terms of each of them so, that the higher power of one of the letters may stand before the lower. Then divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and set the result in the quotient, with its proper sign, or simply by itself, if it be affirmative....

## Elements of Geometry

Adrien Marie Legendre - 1825 - 224 pages
...writing the terms in the order of the exponents of this letter, beginning with the highest ; 2. We divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and write the result in the place of the quotient ; 3. We multiply the whole divisor by the term of...

## Elements of Algebra

Silvestre François Lacroix - Algebra - 1825 - 276 pages
...writing the terms in the order of the exponents of this letter, beginning with the highest ; 2. We divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and write the result in the place of the quotient ; 3. We multiply the whole divisor by the term of...

## An Introduction to Algebra Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction

Warren Colburn - Algebra - 1825 - 372 pages
...division of compound numbers. Arrange the dividend and divisor according to the powers of some letter. Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the diviwr, and write the result in the quotient. Multiply all the terms of the divisor by the term of...