JT
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Re: Wikipedia and fractions in other base then decimal
Posted:
Feb 11, 2013 3:32 AM


On 11 Feb, 09:00, Virgil <vir...@ligriv.com> wrote: > In article > <03a59b131fbd409891d7f093d7cf5...@w4g2000vbk.googlegroups.com>, > > JT <jonas.thornv...@gmail.com> 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 > > Shouldn't 0.12 in base three be the same as > 1/3 + 2/3^2 = 3/9 + 2/9 = 5/9? > > I make onehalf expressed in base 3 to be 0.1111... > 
No both you ,wikipedia 0,5 decimal= 0,1 ternary and William Elliot and you are wrong 0.111..., while i am correct.

