| Frederick Emerson - Arithmetic - 1846 - 268 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 dividend by the numerator of the divisor, for a denominator... | |
| James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1846 - 336 pages
...no use is made of the common denominator itself. In practice, therefore, it is simply necessary to **multiply the numerator of the dividend by the denominator of the divisor,** and the denominator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor, in the same manner as two fractions... | |
| James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1846 - 398 pages
...mixed numbers ? Upon what principle does the method of dividing a fraction by a fraction, depend ? Why **multiply the numerator of the dividend by the denominator of the divisor,** &c. ? Why invert the divisor ? 25. Divide 74 by 2£. 26. Divide 13£ by f . 28. Divide ff by i1. Ans.... | |
| James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1846 - 362 pages
...the true quotient. Now multiplying the numerator of the dividend by the denominator of the divisor, **and the denominator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor,** is in effect reducing the two fractions to a common denominator. The object of inverting the divisor,... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1847 - 232 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... | |
| James Robinson (of Boston.) - 1847 - 302 pages
...of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor. If the two fractions have different denominators, **multiply the numerator of the dividend by the denominator of the divisor,** the product mill be the numerator of the quotient; then multiply the numerator of the divisor by the... | |
| James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1847 - 422 pages
...divided by the numerator of the divisor. Thus, reducing the two fractions to a common denominator, we **multiply the numerator of the dividend by the denominator of the divisor,** and the numerator of the divisor by the denominator of the dividend; (Art. KOO;) and, then dividing... | |
| James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1848 - 422 pages
...divided by the numerator of the divisor. Thus, reducing the two fractions to a common denominator, we **multiply the numerator of the dividend by the denominator of the divisor,** and the numerator of the divisor by the denominator of the dividend ; (Art. 200 ;) and, then dividing... | |
| Frederick Emerson - Arithmetic - 1849 - 228 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 dividend by the numerator of the divisor, far a denominator.... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1849 - 394 pages
...this question 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.** RULE. — Invert the divisor, and proceed as in multiplication. If, however, there be mixed numbers... | |
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