The Hindu-Arabic Numeration System

The Hindu-Arabic Numeration System

The fundamental numerals and diverse attributes of Hindu-Arabic numeration system include the digits. There are 10 symbols and they can be used by mish mashing them to represent all possible numbers. They are grouping by tens (decimal system). Grouping into sets of 10 is a basic principle is the basic of this system. Base of the system is the number of objects grouped together therefore this system is called as a base ten system.

There are two often used mock-ups to represent multi digit numbers which encompasses bundles of sticks. There is also base ten pieces (also called Dienes and blocks) that consist of individual cubes called “units”, “longs”, made up of ten units, “flats”, or one hundred units. The principle utilizes the same way just like the bundles of sticks.

Place value (hence positional) is each of the various places in the numeral has its own value. The place-value of the numerals is determined by the place-value attributes of the system. A chip abacus is used to symbolise numbers written in place value.

Additive and multiplicative-the value of a Hindu-Arabic numeral is found by multiplying each place value by its corresponding digit and then adding all the out-come products. The numeral’s expanded form or expanded notation is expressing a numeral as the sum of its digits times their respective place value. This numeration system requires fewer symbols to represent numbers than did initial system and it is also far superior when performing computations.

There are procedures to be followed when naming the numerals in English. Number 0 till 12, all have exclusive names. For number 13 till 19, “teens” are added to their earlier names with the ones place named first. The number 20 till 99 are combinations of earlier names but reversed from the teens in that the tens place is named first. The numbers 100 till 999 are combinations of hundreds and previous names. Whilst in numerals containing mora than three digits, groups of three digits are...

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