finite decimal

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finite decimal

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Pi is an irrational number, so its decimal representation never ends and never settles into a repeating pattern.
If x appears in the decimal representation of the number n, then x divides n, hence x must itself be a power of 2.
Peter Wallrodt defined "brilliant numbers" as numbers consisting of two prime factors of the same length in decimal representation [4].
Let B denote the subset of K containing elements whose infinite ternary decimal representation has exactly one 1.
1) The decimal representation is intuitive for human discussion, but it creates a problem when mapping to the machine's binary equivalent.
Decimalization is the process of converting prices, stocks, bonds and other financial instruments to decimal representation.
Decimalization is the process of converting prices of stocks and options to decimal representation.
Many of my students seem to prefer decimal representations, such as the example given above, or percentages, to the common fraction notation.