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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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The fact that decimal place value concepts are embedded in a structure that shares key features of place value with whole numbers could suggest to students that the extension of this system is identical to the existing one and lead them to ignore the differences between the two, and this could even be heightened by teachers' attempts to help students use their prior knowledge of whole numbers to facilitate learning the decimal system (Resnick et al.
An official at the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said that the November jobless rate calculated to two decimal places is ''a reference figure.
will show at least one and up to three decimal places, but Excel will add spaces to allow decimal points to line up (see rows 6-8 of Figure 1).
The screw which clamps the main-dial screen in position is then released, the screen rotated until the number appearing centrally in its reference-cell window is the known (or assumed) value of the reference cell, to and including the figure in the fourth decimal place, and the screen is firmly clamped in this position.
The idea is that while a numerical orbit will diverge rapidly from the true orbit with the same initial point, there often exists a true orbit with a slightly different initial point that stays near or shadows the computed (noisy) orbit dot by dot for a long time -- for as many as 10 million steps if computational errors are no larger than the 14th decimal place.
Utility bills show rates for energy usage in kilowatt hours, (kWh) to seven decimal places, and for demand, kilo-watt (kW) to six decimal places.
Many climatologists like Prof Bob Carter say recent and probable changes in climate are well within historic norms and that human carbon emissions have an insignificant effect - one estimate is some two decimal places below 1%.
A BRAINY 11-year-old schoolgirl stunned teachers by memorising Pi to 301 decimal places.
Decimal Places allows you to set the number of decimal places that will display on a report.
In September, Bahmani had announced plans to devaluate the currency by three decimal places but later said the idea had been shelved for further consideration.
14 that gives the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter - to 518 decimal places.
In 2007, the Bureau of Labor Statistics is planning to begin publishing Consumer Price Index levels to three decimal places rather than one (for example, 203.
The appendices provide probability tables up to nine decimal places.
In another episode, Kwik-E-Mart proprietor Apu brags that he can recite pi to 40,000 decimal places.
If you calculate its volume in cubic meters, you'll wind up with a lot of decimal places.