**decimal number system** — noun a positional system of numeration that uses decimal digits and a base of ten • Syn: ↑decimal numeration system, ↑decimal system • Hypernyms: ↑positional notation, ↑positional representation system • Hyponyms: ↑ … Useful english dictionary

**decimal numeration system** — noun a positional system of numeration that uses decimal digits and a base of ten • Syn: ↑decimal number system, ↑decimal system • Hypernyms: ↑positional notation, ↑positional representation system • Hyponyms: ↑algo … Useful english dictionary

**Number system** — This article is about different sets of numbers. For different methods of expressing numbers with symbols, see numeral system. In mathematics, a number system is a set of numbers, (in the broadest sense of the word), together with one or more… … Wikipedia

**number system** — Method of writing numerals to represent numbers. The use of zero as a placeholder was the greatest advance in number systems. The most common system is the decimal system, in which 10 symbols (the Hindu Arabic numerals) denote multiples of powers … Universalium

**binary number system** — ▪ mathematics in mathematics, positional numeral system employing 2 as the base and so requiring only two different symbols for its digits, 0 and 1, instead of the usual 10 different symbols needed in the decimal system. The importance of… … Universalium

**Dewey decimal number** — noun the number allocated in a library to a book, CD, DVD, ebook, etc., in the Dewey decimal classification system … Australian-English dictionary

**number symbolism** — Introduction cultural associations, including religious, philosophic, and aesthetic, with various numbers. Humanity has had a love hate relationship with numbers from the earliest times. Bones dating from perhaps 30,000 years ago show … Universalium

**decimal system** — noun a positional system of numeration that uses decimal digits and a base of ten • Syn: ↑decimal numeration system, ↑decimal number system • Hypernyms: ↑positional notation, ↑positional representation system • Hyponyms: ↑ … Useful english dictionary

**Decimal system** — may refer to: The decimal (base ten) number system, used in mathematics for writing numbers and performing arithmetic. The Dewey Decimal System, a subject classification system used in libraries. The decimal currency system, where each unit of… … Wikipedia

**Decimal** — For other uses, see Decimal (disambiguation). This article aims to be an accessible introduction. For the mathematical definition, see Decimal representation. Numeral systems by culture Hindu Arabic numerals Western Arabic (Hindu numerals)… … Wikipedia