| Thomas Simpson - Algebra - 1821 - 408 pages
...all these cases, it .will be most commodious to express the quotient, in the manner of a fraction, **by writing the divisor under the dividend, with a line between them,** as has been shown in the method of notation. It would be needless to offer any thing by way of demonstration... | |
| Augustus De Morgan - 1837
...of a number be denoted by + as before, and let the division of a number by a number be denoted, as **in arithmetic, by writing the divisor under the dividend...the preceding property of numbers is thus expressed** : ° + i T^ =a We shall now proceed to lay down the definitions of the first part of the science. I.... | |
| Roswell Chamberlain Smith - 1839
...XVII. you will perceive that Division may be represented in a dînèrent manner ; how is this done ? A. **By writing the divisor under the dividend, with a line between them** ; thus, f = 2, read, 4 in 8, 2 times. Q. What does -^signify, then? ^-signify 1 ^£."1 ^f-1 *%*•!... | |
| Bridges - 1857 - 134 pages
...read divided by; thus, 12-7-3 signifies 12 divided by 3. Division is more commonly indicated, however, **by writing the divisor under the dividend, with a line between them,** in the form of a fraction; thus, 's* signifies, as before, 12 divided by three. 5. The sign of equality... | |
| William E. Bell - Bridges - 1859 - 134 pages
...divided by ; thus, 12-=-3 signifies 12 divided by 3. Division is more commonly indicated, however, **by writing the divisor under the dividend, with a line between them,** in the form of a fraction ; thus, '/ signifies, as before, 12 divided by three. 5. The sign of equality... | |
| James Stewart Eaton - Arithmetic - 1868 - 188 pages
...also, by writing the divisor before the dividend, with a curved line between them, thus, 2)8; also, **by writing the divisor under the dividend, with a line between them,** thus, | ; each of which expressions means that 8 is to be divided by 2. 73. The last mode of indicating... | |
| ELIAS LOOMIS, L.L.D. - 1868
...—4a 2 ) 3 . CHAPTER YIL FRACTIONS. 105. A. fraction is a quotient expressed as described in Art. 71, **by writing the divisor under the dividend with a line between them.** Thus T is a fraction, and is read a divided by b. 106. Every fraction is composed of two parts: the... | |
| Oliver Byrne, Ernest Spon - 1869
...case, if x = 24, and у = 3, then ж-т-у = 24-!-3 = 8. However, division is more generally indicated **by writing the divisor under the dividend, with a line between them** ; as, - ; that is, x divided by y. x 20 •'' Supposing x to be put for 20, and у for 3, then —... | |
| 1870
...multiplied by 5. (4.) The sign + signifies divided by. The operation of division is also indicated **by writing the divisor under the dividend, with a line between them.** Ex. 14 + 2 signifies 14 divided by i ; which is as frequently denoted thus, — . (5.) The sign = signifies... | |
| Elias Loomis - Algebra - 1873 - 360 pages
...(xz— 4a2)3. CHAPTER VII. FRACTIONS. 105. A. fraction is a quotient expressed as described in Art. 71, **by writing the divisor under the dividend with a line between them.** Thus T is a fraction, and is read a divided by b. 106. Every fraction' is composed of two parts: the... | |
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