```Date: Feb 11, 2013 5:23 PM
Author: JT
Subject: Re: Wikipedia and fractions in other base then decimal

On 11 Feb, 23:17, Virgil <vir...@ligriv.com> wrote:> In article> <6cb6128e-e235-4345-9aaf-6fb6dd6ba...@g8g2000vbf.googlegroups.com>,>>>>>>>>>>  JT <jonas.thornv...@gmail.com> wrote:> > On 11 Feb, 09:00, Virgil <vir...@ligriv.com> wrote:> > > In article> > > <03a59b13-1fbd-4098-91d7-f093d7cf5...@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 one-half expressed in base 3 to be 0.1111...> > > -->> >http://www.anybase.co.nf/>> If that says otherwise, it is wrong!> --No my algorithm write bases in finite way, the correct way to writenumbers in bases, and it is generic work for any base. How themultiples really work is easy for anyone with a brain to understand,but first one have to understand what a fraction and a whole numberis. And neither exist upon your numberline.
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