On Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 5:22:04 PM UTC-7, FromTheRafters wrote: > mitch: > > On Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 2:08:13 PM UTC-7, Markus Klyver wrote: > >> Den torsdag 21 september 2017 kl. 22:52:05 UTC+2 skrev mitchr...@gmail.com: > >>> Zero is the name for no quantity. Its only real use is to set bases. > >>> > >>> Mitchell Raemsch > >> > >> What do you mean by this, exactly? What do you mean by "set bases"? > > > > You cannot see that decimal requires 0 after 9.., to make 10? > > Place is important.
It is only what base that makes this difference. You can count to nine but the next number requires a zero. This is first decimal place.