Positional System


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Positional System

 

a numeral system based on the principle of the positional value of digits—that is, on the principle that a given digit will have different values depending on its position in the representation of a number. An example of a positional system is the now generally accepted decimal system, which uses the ten digits 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9.

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The categorization that results from their use is compatible with other means of classification attested in the language (in the sense that it also distinguishes animates from inanimates), but at the same time has its own dynamics--as in other languages that have a positional system (e.g., Yeli Dnye), what is classified in Trumai is not the noun, but rather the nominal concept.
No numerical notation system employs more than two of the five basic types, and no positional system uses more than one type" (pp.
In the Seventh National GIS Symposium held recently in the Kingdom's Eastern Province, Bakheet made a presentation during which he said the Saudi Post goes beyond the stage of building positional systems and applications, which serve many objectives.