| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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,... | |
| Paul Allen Towne - Arithmetic - 1867 - 240 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,... | |
| 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,... | |
| Joseph Ray - Arithmetic - 1866 - 212 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... | |
| 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... | |
| Arthur Searle - Astronomy - 1874 - 496 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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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