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### Definition of Decimals

**1.** decimal [n] - See also: decimal

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### Literary usage of Decimals

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

**1.** *Practical Arithmetic: Uniting the Inductive with the Synthetic Mode of* by James Bates Thomson (1850)

"1980 It will be seen that the last two examples cannot .be exactly reduced to
**decimals** ; for there will continue to be a remainder after each division, ..."**2.** *The American Arithmetic: Adapted to the Currency of the United States. To* by Oliver Welch (1812)

"MULTIPLICATION OF **decimals**. RULE. Multiply exactly as in whole numbers, and from
the right of the product point off as many placea for **decimals**, ..."**3.** *Proceedings of the Royal Society of London* by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1867)

"When n= 1000, probably 65 **decimals** in the value of E are correct. ... 50, „ 39
**decimals**. ,, 500, „ 59 **decimals**. From the above we may fairly infer that when ..."**4.** *Arithmetic Designed for Academies and Schools: With Answers* by Charles Davies (1844)

"Reduce 575%6T to **decimals**. Ans. 0,119519+. 18. What is the decimal value off off
... What is the value in **decimals** of ^ of f of |- divided by i off? 20. ..."**5.** *A New and Complete System of Arithmetick: Composed for the Use of the* by Nicolas Pike, Nathaniel Lord (1816)

"Of **decimals**, that is the greatest, whose highest figure is greatest, ... Find their
sum, as in whole numbers, and point off so many places for **decimals**, ..."**6.** *New University Arithmetic: Embracing the Science of Numbers, and Their* by Charles Davies (1856)

"What is the value, in **decimals**, of •£ of % of •£ divided by f off? 19. A man
owns % of a ship ; he sells ^ °f his share : what part is that of ..."**7.** *Public School Methods* (1921)

"Addition of **decimals**. Let the pupils write from dictation problems in addition.
This will require the use of the separatrix as well as the correct placing ..."