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
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Algebra - 1852 - 336 pages
...terms of each quantity, so that the highest powers of one of the letters may stand before the lower. **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. Multiply the whole divisor by the terms thus... | |
| Joseph Ray - Algebra - 1852 - 343 pages
...order to conform to the general method of proceeding from the left toward the right, it is customary to **divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of** thi. riivisor ; this, however, affects no principle, as the division may be com menced at the right... | |
| Joseph Ray - Algebra - 1848 - 240 pages
...From the preceding, we derive the RULE, FOR THE DIVISION OF ONE POLYNOMIAL BY ANOTHER. Divide tlie **first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor,** the result will be the first term of the quotient. Multiply the dicisor by this term, and subtract... | |
| William Somerville Orr - Science - 1854
...dividend and divisor, thus arranged, being placed as dividend and divisor, are placed in arithmetic, **divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor** ; the result is the first term of the quotient. 3. Then, as in arithmetic, multiply the whole divinar... | |
| Benedict Sestini - Algebra - 1854 - 136 pages
...dividend and the divisor are arranged according to the powers of any letter, the result of the division of **the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor** is the first term of the quotient. Let, for example, A = a3 -\- 2aa63 -f- ¿3 be the dividend, a3 and... | |
| William Smyth - Algebra - 1855 - 336 pages
...viz. Having arranged the divisor and dividend with reference to the powers of the same letter, 1°. **Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor,** the result will be the first term of the quotient ; 2°. multiply the whole divisor by the term of... | |
| Thomas Sherwin - 1855
...before ; and thus continue, until all the termt of the root are found. Remark 2. In dividing, we merely **divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor** ; and it is manifest, from the manner in which the divisors are obtained, as well as from inspection,... | |
| Elias Loomis - Algebra - 1855 - 316 pages
...DIVISION OF POLYNOMIALS. 1. Arrange the dividend and divisor according to the powen 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... | |
| William Smyth - 1858
...viz. Having arranged the divisor and dividend with reference to the powers of the same letter, 1°. **Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor,** the result will be the first term of the quotient; 2°. multiply the whole divisor by the term of the... | |
| John Fair Stoddard, William Downs Henkle - Algebra - 1859 - 528 pages
...dividend and divisor according to the ascending or descending powers of the same letter in both. 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, by which multiply all the terms in the divisor,... | |
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