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digit

1. a finger or toe
2. any of the ten Arabic numerals from 0 to 9
3. another name for finger
4. Astronomy one twelfth of the diameter of the sun or moon, used to express the magnitude of an eclipse

digit

[′dij·ət]
(computer science)
In a decimal digital computer, the space reserved for storage of one digit of information.
(mathematics)
A character used to represent one of the nonnegative integers smaller than the base of a system of positional notation. Also known as numeric character.

digit

An employee of Digital Equipment Corporation. See also VAX, VMS, PDP-10, TOPS-10, DEChead, double DECkers, field circus.

digit

A single character in a numbering system. In decimal, digits are 0 through 9. In binary, digits are 0 and 1. See binary.
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Start at any number along a side, write down the 8 digit number that results from going clockwise or counterclockwise around the square.
Clues to the answer to this question resides in the fact that the number 9 is the highest digit in the base 10 number system; in fact, all of the above properties hold for the highest digit in any base b.
297), the well-known type of mnemonic which uses the length of successive words to represent a sequence of decimal digits (with a ten-letter word for each occurrence of zero) is not particularly efficient.
The user draws the digit on a special window using a digitizer (or mouse).
The purpose of this paper is to share with other instructors a teaching technique which I have used to introduce digit analysis.
From the terms of this sequence, it is seen that the trailing digit (units digit) repeats the pattern.
All first digits would be either 1 or 2, and the expected distribution of first digits would not apply.
This should match the final two digits of the VAT number, in this case 53.
The supplementary digits will reflect the frequency of the title.
Rather than reading a year as a four-digit number, some older manufacturing control systems refer to a year only by its last two digits.
They occurred because the fictional city was not prepared for another very real event that is coming soon to many metropolitan areas -- telephone company conversion to mandatory ten digit dialing (area code plus seven digits) for all local calls.
Digit will offer space, mentorship and access to markets through its existing team and network.