system of numeration


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Noun1.system of numeration - any notation for the representation of numberssystem of numeration - any notation for the representation of numbers
mathematical notation - a notation used by mathematicians
positional notation, positional representation system - a numeration system in which a real number is represented by an ordered set of characters where the value of a character depends on its position
radix, base - (numeration system) the positive integer that is equivalent to one in the next higher counting place; "10 is the radix of the decimal system"
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Since Lefebvre only took into account those reliefs containing texts, a new system of numeration was necessary, and a concordance table between Lefebvre's numbering and that of this volume is presented up front.
His book On Calculation with Hindu Numerals, written in about AD825, was principally responsible for the diffusion of the Indian system of numeration in the Middle East and then Europe.
All numbers will be written in the sexagesimal system of numeration used by the Babylonians.

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