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Virgil

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Re: JS coding
Posted: Feb 23, 2013 2:46 AM
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In article
<414addb8-8932-4800-b866-c5032e8009eb@g16g2000vbf.googlegroups.com>,
JT <jonas.thornvall@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 11 Feb, 00:17, Virgil <vir...@ligriv.com> wrote:
> > In article
> > <61208bd6-9348-44cd-98e6-14e4c7681...@hl5g2000vbb.googlegroups.com>,
> >
> >  JT<jonas.thornv...@gmail.com> wrote:

> > > Below ternary fractions in NyaN
> > >  Paragraphs for empty preceding
> > >  entrys to keep track of multiple * bas (Ternary=1,3,9,27,81....)

> >
> > > Fractions = NyaN ternary fraction
> > >  1/3       = .1
> > >  2/3       = .2
> > >  1/9       = .(1)1
> > >  2/9       = .(1)2
> > >  1/27      = .(2)1
> > >  2/27      = .(2)2
> > >  1/81      = .(3)1
> > >  2/81      = .(3)2 ...

> >
> > Since 0's in standard notation are merely placeholders, you still
> > apparently need placeholders.
> >
> > HOW IS 1/81 = .(3)3 BETTER THAN 1/81 =.0001 in base 3?
> > --

>
> No there is no placeholders needed for the naturals because they are
> discrete incremental entities


In decimal notation, 10 and 100 and 1000, and so forth all require
placeholders.


> \ the fractions though are parts of the
> continuum and expressed as part of one whole. This does not mean there
> is really any numerical value to the preceding zeros as you as well
> could write it as 10^-3 or A^-3.


And how is writing 5*10^-3 any less placeholder dependent that 0.005?

In one way or another, the existenceof places holding 0's must be noted.
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