Sentence Examples


  • In determining the rate of a " dividend "), approximate expression of the divisor in terms of the largest unit is sufficient.
  • In short division the divisor and the quotient are placed respectively on the left of and below the dividend, and the partial products and remainders are not shown at all.
  • The term division is therefore used in text-books to describe the two processes described in §§ 38 and 39; the product mentioned in § 34 is the dividend, the number or the unit, whichever is given, is called the divisor, and the unit or number which is to be found is called the quotient.
  • Methods of Division.-What are described as different methods of division (by a single divisor) are mainly different methods of writing the successive figures occurring in the process.
  • In long division the divisor is put on the left of the dividend, and the quotient on the right; and each partial product, with the remainder after its subtraction, is shown in full.