Definition of Decimal notation

1. Noun. Any notation that uses 10 different characters (usually the digits 0 to 9).

Generic synonyms: Mathematical Notation



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Decimal Notation

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

Literary usage of Decimal notation

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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."

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