# Divisor sentence example

The deficiencies of the Greek symbolism were partially remedied; subtraction was denoted by placing a dot over the subtrahend; multiplication, by placing bha (an abbreviation of bhavita, the product ") after the factors; division, by placing the

**divisor**under the dividend; and square root, by inserting ka (an abbreviation of karana, irrational) before the quantity.Division was accomplished by multiplying the

**divisor**until the dividend was reached; the answer being the number of times the**divisor**was so multi- I plied.The original dividend is written as 0987063, since its initial figures are greater than those of the

**divisor**; if the dividend had commenced with (e.g.) 3.Division.-In the same way, in performing approximate division, we can at a certain stage begin to abbreviate the

**divisor**, taking off one figure (but with correction of the final figure of the partial product) at each stage.Look at your IRA balance from Dec. 31 of last year, divide it by the proper

**divisor**shown in Appendix C of IRS Publication 590 Individual Retirement Arrangements, and withdraw at least that amount by Dec. 31.AdvertisementAn ordinary formula for obtaining it is 1 S for highpressure engines, and S for condensing engines, where D is the diameter of the piston in inches and S the length of the stroke in feet, though varying numbers are used for the

**divisor**.It is used to find the greatest common

**divisor**, or highest common factor, of two given numbers.We say that integers a and b have a common

**divisor**c if c is a**divisor**if both a and b.To calculate the greatest common

**divisor**of two integers and of two polynomials over a field.As we keep lowering the

**divisor**, more parties will get seats, more seats will be awarded.AdvertisementAn upper bound d for the highest power of p appearing in an elementary

**divisor**of A must be given.Then 3 does not divide n; each prime

**divisor**of n divides m.Gockel (37) says that the results he obtained without the cover when divided by 3 are fairly comparable with those obtained under the usual conditions; but the appropriate

**divisor**must vary to some extent with the climatic conditions.It will be noticed that the rods only give the multiples of the number which is to be multiplied, or of the

**divisor**when they are used for division, and it is evident that they would be of little use to any one who knew the multiplication table as far as 9 X9.In multiplications or divisions of any length it is generally convenient to begin by forming a table of the first nine multiples of the multiplicand or

**divisor**, and Napier's bones at best merely provide such a table, and in an incomplete form, for the additions of the two figures in the same parallelogram have to be performed each time the rods are used.AdvertisementIn 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.They there fore study that the numbers of teeth in each pair of wheels whici work together shall either be prime to each other, or shall hav their greatest common

**divisor**as small as is consistent with velocity ratio suited for the purposes of the machine.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.AdvertisementIf n is a

**divisor**of N,Division by a Mixed Number.-To divide by a mixed number, when the quotient is seen to be large, it usually saves time to express the

**divisor**as either a simple fraction or a decimal of a unit of one of the denominations.