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" It will be seen that we multiply the denominator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor for the denominator of the quotient, and the numerator of the dividend by the denominator of the divisor for the numerator of the quotient. "
The Youth's Assistant in Theoretic and Practical Arithmetic: Designed for ... - Page 94
by Zadock Thompson - 1838 - 164 pages
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Mental Arithmetic: Being an Introduction to His New System of Arithmetic on ...

Charles Guilford Burnham - 1859
...contained in any number as many times more than a unit as there are units in its denominator ; therefore, multiply the numerator of the dividend by the denominator of the divisor. A fraction whose numerator is greater than a unit is also contained in any number as many times less...
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Handbook of the Steam-engine: Containing All the Rules Required for the ...

Steam-engines - 1865 - 474 pages
...the method of reduction already explained. This result, expressed in words, will be as follows : — Multiply the numerator of the dividend by the denominator of the divisor for the new numerator, and the denominator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor for the new...
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The Foreign and Domestic Commercial Calculator; Or, A Complete Library of ...

Ezra S. Winslow - Business mathematics - 1867 - 220 pages
...quotient. RULE. — Write the divisor to the right of the dividend with the sign (-J-) between them ; then multiply the numerator of the dividend by the denominator of the divisor, for the numerator of the quotient, and the denominator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor,...
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Intermediate Arithmetic: For Use in the Common Schools and Academies of the ...

Paul Allen Towne - Arithmetic - 1867 - 216 pages
...times; nowf are 5 times }; hence, ^ are contained in |, 4 of ^'-, that is, |, or 1 /„ times. BULE. Multiply the numerator of the dividend by the denominator of the divisor, and the denominator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor. The former product is the numerator,...
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The Universal Modern Cambist, and Foreign and Domestic Commercial Calculator

Ezra S. Winslow - Business mathematics - 1872 - 252 pages
...therefore, RULE. — Write the divisor to the right of the dividend with tho sign (-^-) between them; then multiply the numerator of the dividend by the denominator of the divisor, for the numerator of the quotient, and the denominator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor,...
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The Rudiments of Arithmetic: Embracing Mental and Written Exercises for ...

Joseph Ray - Arithmetic - 1866 - 192 pages
...CONCLUSION. — Therefore, the quotient of | -j- is | = 1 J. This quotient may be obtained by multiplying the numerator of the dividend by the denominator of the divisor for the numerator of the quotient, and the denominator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor...
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Handbook of the Steam-engine

John Bourne - Steam-engines - 1873 - 474 pages
...the method of reduction already explained. This result, expressed in words, will be as follows : — Multiply the numerator of the dividend by the denominator of the divisor for the new numerator, and the denominator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor for the new...
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Outlines of Astronomy

Arthur Searle - Astronomy - 1874 - 415 pages
...to that of R2 divided by r*. The arithmetical rule for the division of one fraction by another is to multiply the numerator of the dividend by the denominator of the divisor for the numerator of the quotient, and the denominator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor...
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The Complete Arithmetic: Oral and Written

Daniel W. Fish - Arithmetic - 1874 - 516 pages
...result is obtained by multiplying the numerator of the dividend by the denominator of the divisor, and the denominator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor. Hence by inverting the terms of the divisor and using its reciprocal (197), the operation becomes the...
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How to teach arithmetic

Thomas J. Livesey - Arithmetic - 1877 - 95 pages
...numerator of the first fraction (dividend) by the denominator of the second fraction (divisor) for a numerator ; and the denominator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor for a denominator; or, Invert the divisor, and proceed as in Multiplication. NOTE. — When children can...
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