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|Noun||1.||mathematical notation - a notation used by mathematicians |
mathematical statement - a statement of a mathematical relation
number representation system, number system, numeration system, system of numeration - any notation for the representation of numbers
binary notation - any notation that uses 2 characters (usually 0 and 1)
decimal notation - any notation that uses 10 different characters (usually the digits 0 to 9)
octal notation - any mathematical notation that uses 8 different characters (usually the digits 0 to 7)
duodecimal notation - any notation that uses 12 different characters
sign - a character indicating a relation between quantities; "don't forget the minus sign"
exponent, index, power - a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself
fixed-point notation, fixed-point representation system - a radix numeration system in which the location of the decimal point is fixed by convention
floating-point notation, floating-point representation system - a radix numeration system in which the location of the decimal point is indicated by an exponent of the radix; in the floating-point representation system, 0.0012 is represented as 0.12-2 where -2 is the exponent
infix notation - a notation for forming mathematical expressions using parentheses and governed by rules of operator precedence; operators are dispersed among the operands
parenthesis-free notation - a notation for forming mathematical expressions that does not use parentheses to delimit components