Definition of Decimal number system

1. Noun. A positional system of numeration that uses decimal digits and a base of ten.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Decimal Number System

deciliters
decilitre
decilitres
decillion
decillions
decillionth
decillionths
decimal
decimal arithmetic
decimal digit
decimal dozen
decimal fraction
decimal fractions
decimal notation
decimal number
decimal number system (current term)
decimal numbers
decimal numeration system
decimal place
decimal places
decimal point
decimal points
decimal system
decimal without a zero
decimalisation
decimalisations
decimalise
decimalised
decimalises

Literary usage of Decimal number system

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1. Applied Arithmetic: The Three Essentials by Nels Johann Lennes, Frances Jenkins (1920)
"THE decimal number system ORAL REVIEW 1. In the number 22, what does each 2 represent? 2. In the number 4444, what does each 4 represent? 3. ..."

2. Applied Arithmetic: The Three Essentials by Nels Johann Lennes, Frances Jenkins (1920)
"THE decimal number system ORAL REVIEW 1. In the number 22, what does each 2 represent? 2. In the number 4444, what does each 4 represent? 3. ..."

3. Business Arithmetic by Clarence Wesley Sutton, Nels Johann Lennes (1918)
"The decimal number system. — To secure a thorough knowledge of the Arithmetic ... This system is called the decimal number system because the number ten is ..."

4. Brief Business Arithmetic by Clarence Wesley Sutton, Nels Johann Lennes (1918)
"The decimal number system. — To secure a thorough knowledge of the Arithmetic ... This system is called the decimal number system because the number ten is ..."

5. A History of Mathematics by Florian Cajori (1919)
"Perhaps five or six centuries before the Hindus gave a systematic exposition of their decimal number system with its zero and principle of local value, ..."

6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1916)
"The Hindus certainly did not use their zero-symbol systematically in their decimal number-system before probably the sixth century ADJ the earliest ..."

7. SAS 9.1.3 Language Reference: Concepts by SAS Institute (2005)
"In the decimal number system, the fraction 1/3 cannot be represented exactly in decimal notation. Likewise, most decimal fractions (for example, ..."

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