positional notation

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positional notation

[pə′zish·ən·əl nō′tā·shən]
(mathematics)
Any of several numeration systems in which a number is represented by a sequence of digits in such a way that the significance of each digit depends on its position in the sequence as well as its numeric value. Also known as notation.
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Providing opportunities for the students to further partition tenths or hundredths to create hundredths or thousandths, helps to make explicit the structure of our place value system (e.