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Topic: Wikipedia and fractions in other base then decimal
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JT

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Re: Wikipedia and fractions in other base then decimal
Posted: Feb 11, 2013 3:27 AM
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On 11 Feb, 09:14, William Elliot <ma...@panix.com> wrote:
> 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.
>
> and


No both you and wikipedia -> 0,5 decimal= 0,1 ternary are wrong while
i am correct.



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