decimal number system


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decimal number system

[¦des·məl ′nəm·bər ‚sis·təm]
(mathematics)
A representational system for the real numbers in which place values are read in powers of 10.
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They are guided in the analysis of these different representations systems, and specially or the Decimal Number System.
Concerning the forms of representing numbers, students should master the principles of functioning of the decimal number system and other forms of representation that enable reflection and analysis of it (e.