| Frederick Emerson - Arithmetic - 1839 - 300 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... | |
| Richard W. Green - Algebra - 1839 - 148 pages
...answer, and make no use at all of the denominators. Let us see then how we obtain these two terms. We **multiply the numerator of the dividend by the denominator of the divisor** ; and this becomes the numerator of the answer. And we multiply the numerator of the divisor by the... | |
| Joseph Gwilt - Architects - 1842 - 1089 pages
...the quotient will be represented simply by the division of ad by be or bc. Hence the following rule : **multiply the numerator of the dividend by the denominator of the divisor,** and the denominator of the dividend by the numcnrtor of the divisor, the first product will be the... | |
| Charles Waterhouse - Arithmetic - 1842 - 166 pages
...dividend and then removed 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.** EXAMPLE. — Divide f by £ . Operation by the rule ; thus, £ Xf=f£=2, Ans. Demonstration of the... | |
| Warren Colburn - Algebra - 1844 - 276 pages
...oad ad ad b . cbcbc past of — - . 4ns. — . ft* . ad Hence, to divide a fraction by a fraction, **multiply the numerator of the dividend by the denominator of the divisor,** and the denominator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor. Or more generally, when the divisor... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1844 - 184 pages
...perceived, that the numerator of the dividend has been multiplied by the denominator of the divisor, **and the denominator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor.** Hence the following RULE. Invert the divisor and proceed as in multiplication. If, however, there be... | |
| Charles WATERHOUSE - Arithmetic - 1844 - 228 pages
...dividend, and then removed 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.** Questions. — How do you proceed in division of fraction! T — Why do you invert the divisor ? —... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1844 - 208 pages
...perceived, that the numerator of the dividend has been multiplied by the denominator of the divisor, **and the denominator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor.** - Hence the following RULE. Invert the divisor and proceed as in multiplication. If, however, there... | |
| Warren Colburn - Algebra - 1844 - 276 pages
...a fraction by a fraction, multiply the numerator of the dividend by the denominator of the divisor, **and the denominator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor.** Or more generally, when the divisor is a fraction, multiply the dividend (whether whole number or fraction)... | |
| Euclid, James Thomson - Geometry - 1845 - 352 pages
...(according to No. 8), and divided by 5 (according to No. 9). 13. 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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