JT
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Re: JS coding
Posted:
Feb 22, 2013 10:05 PM


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, 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.

