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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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The Youth's Assistant in Theorhetic [sic] and Practical Arithmetic: Designed ...

Zadock Thompson - Arithmetic - 1832 - 168 pages
...a dollar then is the price of one bushel. Hence, 228. To divide a fraction by a fraction. RULE. — Multiply the numerator of the dividend by the denominator...new denominator. NOTE. — In practice, it will be most convenient to invert the divisor, and then proceed as in Art. 224. QUESTIONS FOR PRACTICE. 2....
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The North American Arithmetic: uniting oral and written exercises, in ...

Frederick Emerson - Arithmetic - 1833 - 198 pages
...Multiply numerator by numerator, and denominator by denominator. To divide a fraction by a fraction, — Multiply the numerator of the dividend by the denominator of the divisor, Jor a numerator; and multiply the denominator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor, for...
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The North American Arithmetic: Part Third, for Advanced Scholars

Frederick Emerson - Arithmetic - 1834 - 288 pages
...multiply the denominator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor for a new denominator, and the numerator of the dividend by the denominator of the divisor for a new numerator. Compound fractions are to be reduced to simple ones, and mixed numbers to improper fractions, before...
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The North American Arithmetic: Part Second, Uniting Oral and Written ...

Frederick Emerson - Arithmetic - 1832 - 344 pages
...Multiply numerator by numerator, and denominator by denominator. To divide a fraction by a fraction, — Multiply the numerator of the dividend by the denominator of the divisor, for a numerator; and multiply the denominator of the div(end by the numerator of the divisor, for a denominator...
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The North American Arithmetic: Uniting Oral and Written Exercises, in ...

Frederick Emerson - Arithmetic - 1834 - 202 pages
...Multiply the numerator of the dividend by the denominator of the divisor, for a numerator; and multiply the denominator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor, for a denominator 19. Multiply the fraction, ^'5, by 38. 20. Divide the fraction, -fa, by 145. 21. Multiply...
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First Lessons in Algebra: Being an Easy Introduction to that Science ...

Ebenezer Bailey - Algebra - 1835 - 258 pages
...we then divide the numerator of the one by the numerator of the other, which gives us ^- . But if we multiply the. numerator of the dividend by the denominator of the divisor, and the denominator ot the dividend by the numerator of the divisor, we shall obtain the same result...
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Geometry: Applied to the Mensuration of Lines, Surfaces, Solids, Heights and ...

B[enjamin] Franklin Callender - Measurement - 1836 - 226 pages
...divide a fraction by a fraction ; that is, to find how many times one fraction is contained in another. Multiply the numerator of the dividend by the denominator of the divisor, for the numerator of the quotient. Then multiply the denominator of the dividend by the numerator of the...
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Library of Useful Knowledge: Mathematics I.

Mathematics - 1836
...fraction, and divide the product by its numerator. Thus, 9 ;J ' 19 92. When the dividend is a fraction, multiply the numerator of the dividend by the denominator of the divisor fur 10 „ 500 ле 5 — .50,— ,or55T. quotient is -7— ; for, multiplying this by ttie aenommator...
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The First Six and the Eleventh and Twelfth Books of Euclid's Elements: With ...

Euclid, James Thomson - Geometry - 1837 - 390 pages
...(according to No. 8.), and divided by 5 (according to No. 9.). 18. To divide one fraction by another, multiply the numerator of the dividend by the denominator of the divisor, to find the numerator of the quotient; and, to find its denominator, multiply the denominator of the...
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The Common School Arithmetic ...: To which is Added a Dictionary of ...

Peirpont Edward Bates Botham - Arithmetic - 1837 - 238 pages
...the method already mentioned for reducing them to a common denominator. Hence the following rule : 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 first product will be the...
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