EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
The specific gravity of water is taken as unity, and that of any other substance is expressed as a decimal.
The dollar was made the unit of account and payment, and subdivisions were made in a decimal ratio.
The one difficulty lies in the decimal numbers which require certain lessons.
For at the outset of its problem it found the Decimal classification in considerable vogue, the Expansive in considerable favor.
By long practice and the most accurate chronometric reckoning, old Mr. Beirne timed his proceedings to a decimal.
The decimal system of enumeration is the one adopted by the Cochin Chinese.
Its trail is easily followed, and its habits are thoroughly known, down to three decimal places.
Above 20 the systems become vigesimal, with a quinary or decimal structure appearing in all numerals except multiples of 20.
That the Decimal system has been adopted by foreigners is the very reason why we should persist in our own.
They'll be able to drop their decimal coinage with a good excuse, and that will be a great comfort.