
Re: Wikipedia and fractions in other base then decimal
Posted:
Feb 11, 2013 3:14 AM


On Sun, 10 Feb 2013, JT wrote:
> Wikipedia claims that 1/2 decimal 0,5 is 0,1 in ternary... and also > 0,1 in binary..... > > In reality it is 0.12 in ternary and 0.101 in binary
1/2 = 0.1 in binary 1/2 = 0.111... in ternary
which can be written as 0.1^ where 1^ indicates a bar above the 1 which is used for infinite repetition of a digit. For example 1/3 = 0.3^ base 10.
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