Virgil
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Re: JS coding
Posted:
Feb 23, 2013 2:46 AM


In article <414addb889324800b866c5032e8009eb@g16g2000vbf.googlegroups.com>, JT <jonas.thornvall@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11 Feb, 00:17, Virgil <vir...@ligriv.com> wrote: > > In article > > <61208bd6934844cd98e614e4c7681...@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. 

