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Synonyms for decimal

a proper fraction whose denominator is a power of 10

a number in the decimal system

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numbered or proceeding by tens

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I am convinced that we use the number system to the base ten because we all learn to count using our fingers and thumbs.
Then, when Base Ten officially withdrew from talks for the same reason in April this year, Gerrard said Select approached Princeton about buying the company's assets.
The teacher used base ten blocks to teach place value having followed the sequence of lessons and objectives in the mathematics textbook.
Real-Time Innovations (RTI), The Real-Time Middleware Experts, today announced that Base Ten Systems Electronics GmbH (Base10) has selected RTI Data Distribution Service for their unmanned ground-based vehicle (UGV) project.
It provides an overview for each standard, with teaching practices, vocabulary, suggested materials, examples of what the teacher and students do, misconceptions and common errors, sample planning pages, related content standards, and ideas for each standard related to counting and cardinality, operations and algebraic thinking, number and operations in base ten, measurement and data, and geometry.
The probes consist of short sets of diagnostic questions related to counting and cardinality, number and operations in base ten, operations and algebraic thinking, measurement and data, and geometry.
Most recently, Gardner was employed as CEO of a number of public and private companies including NUCRYST Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ-NMS:NCST), Songbird Hearing, Datamonitor (LSE:IPO), Base Ten Systems and Access Health.
Vaughan will be using the Lisvane base ten miles away from his 30-box yard in Aberthin, Vale Of Glamorgan, as a satellite stable after agreeing a deal to handle Walters' string of around 25 horses, currently spread around trainers including Peter Bowen, Nigel Twiston-Davies and Helen Lewis, who was the previous salaried incumbent at Lisvane.
This story presents a lighthearted math adventure with the moral that "sometimes you have to take risks to really count," as well as the mathematical message that every number has a place in the base ten system.
Select Software Tools Inc, the Irvine, California modeling tools maker, has failed to sign a deal on its proposed merger with Base Ten Systems Inc, a Trenton, New Jersey medical systems developer.
Several incorrect concepts are found in the book: "Time is difficult because it does not use base ten numbers"; on page 68, an example given to the child reads "The hour hand is on the six and the minute hand is on the nine," therefore the time is forty-five minutes past six o'clock; and finally suggesting that and is a key word that means to add (p.
The activities are entitled: (1) The Cup Game; (2) The Ten-Count Game; (3) Number Towers; and (4) The Flip-card Counter, Base Ten.
Vigilar's acquisition of Intense School increases Vigilar's customer base ten fold, bringing the total number of Vigilar clients to more than 20,000.
The authors have organized the main body of their text in seven chapters devoted to supporting learning through games and puzzles, base ten numeration, addition and subtraction, and a wide variety of other related subjects.
But somehow Select Software, the ailing UK turned US application development software house and Base Ten Systems, an equally troubled supplier of manufacturing execution systems, believe a union could rescue each from its respective quagmire and simultaneously restore shareholders' lost confidence in Base Ten.