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adjective as in ten

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It’s possible that the data shown above represents something else, but the fact that it includes decimals indicates that this is something other than actual data.

Some kitchen scales will display weight with fractions, some will use decimals, and some do both.

This process, called hadronic vacuum polarization, contributes a small correction to the muon’s gyromagnetic ratio starting in the seventh decimal place.

If you were trying to encode Pi with a 64-bit computer, you could stretch it out to 4 times as many decimal places as a 32-bit computer.

The trick here is to linearly scale our list of numbers, so 0 becomes -8 and 1 becomes 7, and the decimals map to the integers in the middle.

As  Marcus says, the devil is often in the details in cases like this, “some decimal point in the wrong place.”

The first decimal trituration was given in doses of two grains gradually increased to ten grains every two hours.

All saw timber is scaled by the Scribner Decimal C log rule.

These are made in different patterns, having either decimal divisions or the vulgar fractions.

The dropping of terminal decimals makes a small decimal difference in the result in the different formulas.

For convenience the metrical table is given, showing lengths in feet and inches, in which only three decimal points are used.


On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to decimal, such as: decagonal, decennial, decuple, denary, and tenfold.

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