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A decimal is a [[number]] that is not an [[integer]] while in neither fraction or percent form. The [[whole number]] is seperated remainder by a decimal point (.) which is identical to a period. For example, 3.5 wold equil 35/10 or 350%.
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A decimal is a [[number]] that is not an [[integer]] and is expressed in neither fraction or percent form. The [[whole number]] portion is separated from the fractional portion by a [[decimal point]] (.) which looks identical to a period. Uses a base-10 [[place value]] system. For example, 3.5 would equal 35/10 or 350%. 5.68 would equal <math>5 + \frac{6}{10} + \frac{8}{100}</math>, or <math>{5}\frac{68}{100}</math>
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== Base Ten ==
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Decimal can also refer to [[base numbers|base ten]] number system.
  
 
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Revision as of 16:49, 27 February 2014

A decimal is a number that is not an integer and is expressed in neither fraction or percent form. The whole number portion is separated from the fractional portion by a decimal point (.) which looks identical to a period. Uses a base-10 place value system. For example, 3.5 would equal 35/10 or 350%. 5.68 would equal $5 + \frac{6}{10} + \frac{8}{100}$, or ${5}\frac{68}{100}$


Base Ten

Decimal can also refer to base ten number system.

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