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
| Ormsby MacKnight Mitchel - Algebra - 1845 - 294 pages
...of arrangement, the next highest exponent second, and so on to the last. To obtain the first term of **the quotient, divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor,** and place the quotient in the quotient, as its first term. Multiply every term of the divisor by the... | |
| 1845
...division in arithmetic, arranging both dividend and divisor according to the powers of the same letter. **Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor,** and put the result with its proper sign for the first term of the quotient. Multiply the terms of the... | |
| James Bates Thomson - Algebra - 1846 - 252 pages
...If the divisor and dividend are both compound quantities, arrange the terms according to Art. 106. **To obtain the first term in the quotient, divide the...by the term placed in the quotient ; subtract the** QUEST. — What is the general rule for division ? product from the dividend ; and to the remainder,... | |
| Davis Wasgatt Clark - Algebra - 1846 - 358 pages
...reference to the power of some letter, so that its exponents shall diminish from left to right. 2. **Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor** ; the result is the first term of the quotient. 3. Multiply the-whole divisor by this term, and subtract... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson - Algebra - 1846 - 262 pages
...truth of the following rule will become obvious by its great similarity to division in numbers. RULE. **Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor,** and set the result in the quotient.* Multiply the whole divisor by the quotient thus found, and subtract... | |
| Elias Loomis - Algebra - 1846 - 346 pages
...OF POLYNOMIALS. 1. Arrange the dividend and divisor according to the powers of the same letter. 2. **Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor,** the result will be the first term of the quotient. 3. Multiply the divisor by this term, and subtract... | |
| Charles William Hackley - Algebra - 1846 - 503 pages
...polynomials. 1. Arrange the dividend and divisor according to the powers of the same letter ia both. 2. **Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor,** and the result will be the first term in the quotient, by which multiply all the terms in the divisor,... | |
| Euclides - 1846
...the power or index of a, we place them thus, a6d — a4c + a3b + a2 ; and then proceed by dividing **the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor,** placing the result in the quotient. We next multiply the whole divisor by the quotient thus found,... | |
| Harvey Goodwin - Mathematics - 1846 - 468 pages
...according to either ascending or descending powers of some letter common to the two; the division of **the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor** gives the first term of the quotient ; multiply the divisor by this term, and subtract the product... | |
| Jeremiah Day - Algebra - 1847 - 332 pages
...the following terms, as shall be necessary to continue the operation : To obtain the first term of **the quotient, divide the first term of the dividend, by the first term of the divisor** ;* Divide again by the first term of the divisor, and proceed as before, tUl all the terms of the dividend... | |
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