Date: Feb 11, 2013 4:09 AM
Author: William Elliot
Subject: Re: Wikipedia and fractions in other base then decimal
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.