
Re: Wikipedia and fractions in other base then decimal
Posted:
Feb 11, 2013 4:09 AM


On Mon, 11 Feb 2013, JT wrote: > 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. Yes, you're absolutely correct in demonstrating how you're a spoiled temper tantrum brat that always have to have his way. It won't take much more of your whining for me to block your posts from being downloaded to me.

