
Definition of Decimal notation
1. Noun. Any notation that uses 10 different characters (usually the digits 0 to 9).
Lexicographical Neighbors of Decimal Notation
Literary usage of Decimal notation
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"by к ' ^; this is somewhat similar in principle to a decimal notation, but with
digits ... Even where the decimal notation would seem to arise naturally, ..."
2. Robinson's Progressive Practical Arithmetic: Containing the Theory of by Horatio Nelson Robinson, Daniel W. Fish, Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Co (1879)
"... ^£5, etc., the denominators of decimal fractions increase and decrease in
a tenfold ratio, the same as simple numbers. decimal notation' AIO> ..."
3. A History of the Study of Mathematics at Cambridge by Walter William Rouse Ball (1889)
"The introduction of the decimal notation was also (in my opinion) due to Briggs.
... decimal notation."