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number system

[′nəm·bər ‚sis·təm]
(mathematics)
A mathematical system, such as the real or complex numbers, the quaternions, or the Cayley numbers, that satisfies many of the axioms of the real number system; in general, it is a finite-dimensional vector space over the real numbers with multiplicative operation under which it is an associative or nonassociative division algebra.
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The main operation of modular exponentiation is multiplication and we have tried to reduce the number of multiplications in our approach and also introduced a residue number system based on three moduli sets{2n+2,2n+1,2n}with a common factor which was proposed by Gbolagade(2010) for further transformation of the cipher-text so as to create more confusion to cryptanalyst.
The researchers' analysis showed that a low score on the assessment of number system knowledge in first grade significantly increased a student's risk of getting a low functional numeracy score as a teenager.
The significance of this translation is that the lost language used the base 10 number system, the same we use today.
I am convinced that we use the number system to the base ten because we all learn to count using our fingers and thumbs.
In discussing a social security number system or a taxpayer ID number system, the government and ruling parties say in their tax system revision outline for 2010 that it is indispensable to correctly assess income of people to improve the nation's social security programs for people who really need help and secure the equity of income tax.
Different number systems were used simultaneously in the Arab world over a long period of time.
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The author adopts a number system approach to Chapters 1 through 6.
A simple number system can differentiate the full-court press defenses from one another and then follow suit with the half- court presses--allowing the team to integrate more than one full-court defense with numerous half-court defenses.
After learning how the library media center is organized through use of a call number system, students can apply this knowledge within any library setting to help them locate materials.
Farther west, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota has developed an alternative ID number system for all individual and group members.