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#1 2010-09-27 01:47:42

jk22
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Registered: 2010-06-14
Posts: 33

Numerical basis change

If taken a number in basis 10, let say 10(10)

in basis 4 it is : 10=4*2+2=22(4) (notation)

hence the number in a smaller basis is bigger if it were in basis 10

however let say we had 2.5(10) in basis 10, then

2.5=2+1/2=2+2/4=2.2(4)

this time the number in the smaller basis is smaller than if it were in basis 10  wink

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#2 2010-10-03 12:36:31

John E. Franklin
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Registered: 2005-08-29
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Re: Numerical basis change

Neat...  Very peculiar, those interesting fractions...


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