Essays Tagged: "Decimal"

A review of the article "Introducing percents in linear measurement to foster an understanding of rational-number operations" A critical reading

d fractions, first find a common denominator, then add only the numerators" or "To add and subtract decimal numbers, line up the decimals, then do your calculations." However, Remembering and properly ... bers by learning about percents in the context of linear measurement. The learning of fractions and decimals comes later and is grounded in students' learning of percents. "Although this approach alte ...

(2 pages) 21 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


number on the top than on the bottom, such as 9/8. I will explain how to convert these fractions to decimals. I will show you how to change an improper fraction to a mixed number. Operations (addition ... on) will be explained as well.CONVERSIONSThis section will explain how to convert a fraction into a decimal. First, let's get an example fraction. How about 3/8? To find a decimal, divide the numerato ...

(3 pages) 149 5 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Number Bases in computing

rom the words BI-nary digi-T. Binary digits are either 0 or 1. Binary numbers are numbers just like decimal numbers, but instead of been in base ten, they are in base two. The base tells you how may d ... ause we all can count to 10 using our 8 fingers and 2 thumbs.BASE 10Base 10, also commonly known as decimal, is a mathematical term for our method of representing numbers. In base ten, a number is exp ...

(5 pages) 25 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Modelling a Suspension Bridge

d in excel can not be preferred as well, as all the calculation in this model was made only up to 4 decimal places, where as, the decimals for the graphics calculator had over 10 decimal places.Summar ... ake in consideration of all points.Model produced using excel: Less precise. It was only taken to 4 decimal places which only gives a “approximate” result.Model produced using GC: Precise. I ...

(5 pages) 1657 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

How To Manual Unit 3

ring system is important to IT professionals.8. Explain the process of converting binary numbers to decimal and decimal numbers to binary.(1.) Binary to decimal conversion follows the same steps as de ... adding the digits from left to right in our binary number.(Example 1): Convert 11101 from binary to decimal.0 x 2 + 1 =11 x 2 + 1 =33 x 2 + 1 =77 x 2 + 0 =1414 x 2 + 1 =29Therefore, 11101 in binary is ...

(4 pages) 1135 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science


ber system. Beginning with a single digit, counting goes through each integer, in increasing order. Decimal counting uses the symbols 0 through 9 in the form of 10, while binary only uses the symbols ... ols 0 through 9 in the form of 10, while binary only uses the symbols 0 and 1 in the form of 2. The decimal system which we use is a places-value system which just means that the value of a certain di ...

(8 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2013

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Four Basic Operations of Arithmetic

ro is to keep the other nine symbols in their proper place. The Hindu-Arabic numeration system is a decimal system: that is, it is based on tens. In this system the value a digit represents is determi ... e, the value it represents becomes ten times as great.The invention of our present notation for the decimal number system made possible simple and systematic operations with numbers. Arithmetic is the ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Apr/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics