| Emerson Elbridge White - Arithmetic - 1870 - 340 pages
...There are 3600 seconds in an hour : how many hours in 738000 seconds ? DEFINITIONS AND PRINCIPLES. 41. **Division is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another;** or, it is the process of finding one of the equal parts of a number. The Dividend is the number divided.... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Mathematics - 1871
...In 77? In 88? In 110? In 132? 20. How many times 12 in 36? In 60? In 72? In 84? In 120? In 144? 46i **Division is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another** ; or the process of separating a number into a proposed number of equal parts. In division there are... | |
| John Homer French - Mathematics - 1871
...the equal parts into which a number may be divided. The Quotient is the result obtained by division. **The ^Dividend is the number to be divided. The ^Divisor is the number by which** the dividend is to be divided. The Siffn of 3)ivision, made thus, -^, when placed between two numbers,... | |
| Henry Bartlett Maglathlin - 1872
...how many times one number is contained in another ; or of finding one of the equal parts of a number. **The DIVIDEND is the number to be divided. The DIVISOR...the number by which we divide. The QUOTIENT is the** result or number obtained by the division. 60. The REMAINDER is that part of the dividend which is... | |
| George Payn Quackenbos, George Roberts Perkins - Arithmetic - 1872 - 336 pages
...Here we are required to find how many times 2 ia contained in 8. This process is called Division. 83. **Division is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another.** DIVISION TABLE. Any number is contained in 0, 0 times. 1 in 1, once ; 1 in 2, twice ; 1 in 3, 3 times... | |
| Shelton Palmer Sanford - Arithmetic - 1872 - 373 pages
...can you make out of 40 marbles ? The foregoing examples are all solved by Division. Hence, ART. 58. **DIVISION is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another.** ART. 59. The DIVIDEND is the number to be divided. The DIVISOK is the number by which we divide. The... | |
| John Ogilvie, Richard Cull - English language - 1872 - 472 pages
...part separated; a portion; a separate body of men: disunion ; difference; a distiiiL'uisliing mark ; **the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another; the** rule by which this is efiei'ted; part of a discourse. [Fr.— L. divisia.] Divisive, di-viz'iv,a. Forming... | |
| James Donald (F.R.G.S.) - English language - 1872 - 952 pages
...partition : a part divided or separated : difference of opinion, &c. : disunion : (aritJi.) the rule or **process of finding how many times one number is contained in another** : (mil.) part of an army under a separate commander: in politics, separation of members in voting :... | |
| Popular educator - 1872
...oompM by the addition of the top-and-bottom-turn. ti9 LESSONS IN ARITHMETIC.— V. DIVISION. 1. TEX **process of finding how many times one number is contained in another** is called Division. The number to be divided is called the Dividend. The number by which we divide... | |
| Henry Bartlett Maglathlin, Benjamin Greenleaf - 1873
...one of two equal parts of a number called ? One of three equal parts ? One of four equal parts ? 57t **Division is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another;** or of finding one of the equal parts of a number. The DIVIDEND is the number to be divided. The DIVISOR... | |
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