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. The popular educator - Page 321by Popular educator - 1860Full view - About this book
| Henry Sinclair Hall - 1918
...replace the process of subtraction by that of addition at each successive stage of the work. Dividing **the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor,** we obtain 3, the first term of the quotient. Multiplying 2, 4, and — 8, the remaining terms of the... | |
| Raleigh Schorling, William David Reeve - Mathematics - 1919
...Arrange loth dividend and divisor according to ascending or descending powers of some common letter. 2. **Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor** and write the result for the first term of the quotient. 3. Multiply the entire divisor by the first... | |
| Herbert Edwin Hawkes, William Arthur Luby, Frank Charles Touton - Algebra - 1919 - 507 pages
...according to the descending (or ascending) powers of some common letter, called the letter of arrangement. **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 entire divisor by the first term... | |
| Marquis Joseph Newell, George Andrew Harper - 1920 - 401 pages
...I. Arrange the dividend and divisor in the same order of powers of some common literal number. II. **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. III. Multiply the whole divisor by the first... | |
| Julius Leaderer Neufeld - Algebra - 1920 - 383 pages
...numbers, the terms of 'the quotient are all plus. The first term of each quotient is obtained by dividing **the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor,** and in the succeeding terms of the quotient, the powers of the first "number decrease by 1 and the... | |
| John Charles Stone - Mathematics - 1921
...according to the descending or ascending powers of some letter, the same letter being used in both. 2. **Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor** to obtain the first term of the quotient. 3. Multiply the whole divisor by this term of the quotient,... | |
| Joint Textbook Committee of the Paper Industry - Paper industry - 1921
...one of the letters, placing them in the same relative positions as for long division in arithmetic. **Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor,** and the result will be the first term of the quotient; multiply the divisor by the first term of the... | |
| John Bascom Hamilton, Herbert Earle Buchanan - Mathematics - 1921 - 297 pages
...above both are arranged in descending powers of x. 2. Obtain the first term of the quotient by dividing **the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor,** ie, 3x4-5- x2 = 3x2. 3. Multiply the divisor by this partial product, placing the result under the... | |
| Edward Ira Edgerton, Perry Amherst Carpenter - Algebra - 1923 - 392 pages
...ascending or descending powers of a common letter. (2) Obtain the first term of the quotient by dividing **the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor.** (3) Multiply the entire divisor by the first term of the quotient, and subtract the result from the... | |
| Coast Artillery School (U.S.) - 1943
...powers of some common letter, and keep this order throughout the operation. Proceed as follows: (1) **Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor.** (2) Write the result as the first term of the quotient. (3) Multiply all the terms of the divisor by... | |
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