# decimal

EN[ˈdɛsɪməɫ] [ˈdɛsɪməl]US

WDecimal

- This article aims to be an accessible introduction. For the mathematical definition, see Decimal representation.
- The decimal numeral system (also called base 10 or occasionally denary) has ten as its base. It is the numerical base most widely used by modern civilizations.
- Decimal notation often refers to a base 10 positional notation such as the Hindu-Arabic numeral system or rod calculus; however, it can also be used more generally to refer to non-positional systems such as Roman which is also based on powers of ten.

FR décimal

- NounPLdecimalsPREdeci-
- NC A number expressed in the base-10 system, (chiefly) a fractional numeral written in this system.
- What is 7/23 as a
**decimal**?

- What is 7/23 as a
- INF NU The decimal system itself.
- INF A decimal place.
- Pi has a value of 3.141, to three
**decimals**.

- Pi has a value of 3.141, to three
- INF A decimal point.

- NC A number expressed in the base-10 system, (chiefly) a fractional numeral written in this system.
- Adjective
- (arithmetic, computing) Concerning numbers expressed in decimal or mathematical calculations performed using decimal.

- (arithmetic, computing) Concerning numbers expressed in decimal or mathematical calculations performed using decimal.
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- Used in the Middle of Sentence
- The exact value of pi cannot be represented in
**decimal**notation. - There is
**decimal**arithmetic and binary arithmetic. In fact, there are an infinite number of arithmetics of different bases. - Any shapefiles created during analysis will be created in
**decimal**degrees.

- The exact value of pi cannot be represented in

- Used in the Middle of Sentence

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