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Topic: 1/3 partitioned expansion in different bases
Replies: 28   Last Post: Feb 3, 2013 11:57 PM

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 JT Posts: 1,448 Registered: 4/7/12
Re: 1/3 partitioned expansion in different bases
Posted: Feb 1, 2013 4:10 PM

On 1 Feb, 14:05, forbisga...@gmail.com wrote:
> Without 0 the number 3 less than 3 couldn't be displayed.
>
> Only the prime factors of the number system's base have
> numeric expansion of fractions terminating with an infinite
> set of zeros.  For base 10 that would be 2 and 5, that is
> 1/2, 1/4, 1/5, 1/8, 1/10, 1/16, 1/20, 1/25, etc. and their
> multiples.

You are confused the zeros in 1/2 1/4 etc etc is imaginary not real.
And for the endless expansion of digits in 1/3, 1/7 i offered a
solution using bases without zero.

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