# decimal point

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### the dot at the left of a decimal fraction

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Similarly, all decimal points can be concatenated to provide accurate results as shown in Fig.
Line up the decimal points and solve the problem as you would any other number.
When Labour left power after having 13 years to do something about this scandal, the percentage was only a few decimal points below the number it now stands at.
Economists are often the butt of jokes about their not having a sense of humor, but I think anyone who can insist on decimal points in a forecast--and keep a straight face--must possess a very wry humor.
If you want to have your decimal points always line up, consider replacing the # with a question mark (?).
On the chart at bottom, numbers are comparison-star magnitudes with the decimal points omitted.
They have five-digit, 0.56" high red LED displays with programmable scaling and decimal points with a universal power supply accepting from 50V AC to 250V AC or 21.6V DC to 250V DC.
For example, the placement of decimal points may be overlooked if a zero is not used before the decimal--0.5 mg written as .5 mg and read as 5 mg was fatal to a 9-month old infant.
The unusual thing to remember when using a G75 grooving routine is the three defined values that must be written without decimal points. Why did the control builder design it this way?
In addition to multiple-choice and true/false questions, teachers can use the system to ask advanced numeric questions with positive and negative numbers and decimal points. InterWrite PRS RF can be used in settings ranging from small classrooms to 2,000-student lecture halls.
Research has shown 18 per cent of Welsh adults are not confident with their maths, 25 per cent admit being confused by decimal points, while 36 per cent struggle with fractions.
Instructors can ask multiple-choice, true/false, and advanced numeric questions with positive and negative numbers and decimal points. The system comes with Mac- and Windows-compatible software for creating questions or importing them from textbook publishers; it also offers grading, reporting, and data management features, like exporting data to learning management systems.
The outlook for the international economy is reportedly good, and the high oil prices would not stem growth by any more than a couple of decimal points.
In the December '04 issue in the "Short But Stout" article about new broadhead designs, I believe the decimal points were misplaced in describing the thickness of the Barrie and Eastman replaceable blades.
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