decimal point


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decimal point

a full stop or a raised full stop placed between the integral and fractional parts of a number in the decimal system

decimal point

[′des·məl ‚pȯint]
(mathematics)
A dot written either on or slightly above the line; used to mark the point at which place values change from positive to negative powers of 10 in the decimal number system.

decimal point

(character)
"." ASCII character 46. Common names are: point; dot; ITU-T, USA: period; ITU-T: decimal point. Rare: radix point; UK: full stop; INTERCAL: spot.
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And when I did, they just said it was a mistake over a decimal point.
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Mathematics is a means to an end, he says, and should be used as much as necessary, but not one decimal point more.
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