Definition of Decimals

1. Noun. (plural of decimal) ¹



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Definition of Decimals

1. decimal [n] - See also: decimal

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Decimals

decimal without a zero
decimalisation
decimalisations
decimalise
decimalised
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decimalising
decimalism
decimalization
decimalizations
decimalize
decimalized
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decimalizing
decimally
decimals (current term)
decimate
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decimations
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decimators
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decimeter
decimeters
decimetre
decimetres

Literary usage of Decimals

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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 ..."

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