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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

## The National Arithmetic on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1850 - 368 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...

## Rational arithmetic

Sarah Porter - 1852
...cancel its denominator, and then we divide the dividend by the numerator of the divisor. Or, simply, we multiply the numerator of the dividend by the denominator of the divisor for a new numerator, and multiply the denominator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor for a new denominator. Therefore,...

## Rudimentary Treatise on Arithmetic

John Radford Young - Arithmetic - 1852 - 192 pages
...fraction by another, is fot by multiplying the numerator of the dividend by the enominator of the divisor, and the denominator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor ; or, which is the same thing, the quotient is got by turning the divisor upside down, and then proceeding...

## The Computist's Manual of Facts: And Merchant's and Mechanic's Calculator ...

Ezra S. Winslow - Business mathematics - 1853 - 264 pages
...therefore, RULE. — Write the divisor to the right of the dividend with the 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,...

## A Key to Chase's Common School Arithmetic: With Explanations and Remarks ...

Admiral Paschel Stone - 1853 - 110 pages
...will be seen that we have multiplied the numerator of the dividend by the denominator of the divisor, and the denominator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor ; or, in other words, -we have inverted the divisor, and multiplied its terms into those of the dividend....

## Rudiment: Treatise on Arithmetic, with Key, Volume 2

J. R. Young - 1854
...by another, is got 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 ; or, which is the same thing, the quotient is got by turning the divisor upside down, and then proceeding...

## The course of arithmetic as taught in the Pestalozzian school, Worksop ...

J L. Ellenberger - 1854
...I; therefore, }-5-5=,'s; and, therefore, Jrf = H = Hi. Therefore, to divide a fraction by another, multiply the numerator of the dividend by the denominator of the divisor, and divide the product, by the product of the numerator of the divisor by the denominator of the dividend....

## Legends of mount Leinster, by Harry Whitney

Patrick Kennedy - Folk literature, Irish - 1855 - 16 pages
...the ordinary methods formerly used, the pupil when dividing one fraction by another was directed to multiply the numerator of the dividend by the denominator of the divisor, for a new dividend, and the other 2 numbers for a divisor : thus if \ be divided by \, 5 times 7 or 35, is the...