JT
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Re: Wikipedia and fractions in other base then decimal
Posted:
Feb 11, 2013 3:27 AM


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.

