Is Zero a Digit?Date: 9/3/95 at 21:4:6 From: Anonymous Subject: Zero?? Hello again! New question...is zero considered a digit? I think so, but there has been much discussion in my class! I certainly do appreciate all your help! Thanks Date: 9/4/95 at 11:51:22 From: Doctor Ken Subject: Re: Zero?? Hello! Yes, zero is a digit. It's a really really important digit! A digit is anything that you can write down in your expression of a number in regular notation. So since zero shows up in numbers like 307, and 10, and even 0, zero is a digit. -Doctor Ken, The Geometry Forum |
Search the Dr. Math Library: |
[Privacy Policy] [Terms of Use]
Ask Dr. Math^{TM}
© 1994- The Math Forum at NCTM. All rights reserved.
http://mathforum.org/dr.math/