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  Numeral system - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Numeral systems are sometimes called number systems, but that name is misleading: different systems of numbers, such as the system of real numbers, the system of complex numbers, the system of p-adic numbers, etc., are not the topic of this article.
The simplest numeral system is the unary numeral system, in which every natural number is represented by a corresponding number of symbols.
The numeral system of English is of this type ("three hundred [and] four"), as are those of virtually all other spoken languages, regardless of what written systems they have adopted.
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 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Numeral   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
In India, recognizably modern positional numeral systems, passed to the Arabians, probably along with the astronomical tables, was brought to Baghdad by an Indian ambassador around 773 A.D..
In a positional base-b numeral system (with b a positive natural number known as the radix), b basic symbols (or digits) corresponding to the first b natural numbers including zero are used.
Compared to positional numeral systems, the unary system is inconvenient and is not used in practice for large calculations.
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 Numerals, Numeration, and Numerical Notation Bibliography
The transition from the numerical from the decimal system in the inscriptions of Orissa.
The sexagesimal system and the cradle of the Aryans.
Krippes, Karl A. A Linguistic Enigma, the Altaic Numerals.
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 Binary numeral system - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
In a computer, the numeric values may be represented by two different voltages; on a magnetic disk, magnetic polarities may be used.
Though not directly related to the numerical interpretation of binary symbols, sequences of bits may be manipulated using Boolean logical operators.
This is due to the fact that the radix of the hexadecimal system (16) is a power of the radix of the binary system (2).
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 myriad
The huāmǎ system is a variation of the rod numeral system.
Rod numerals are closely related to the counting rods and the abacus, which is why the numeric symbols for 1, 2, 3, 6, 7 and 8 in the huāmǎ system are represented in a similar way as on the abacus.
The Chinese character numeral system consists of the Chinese characters used by the Chinese written language to write spoken numerals.
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 Card Games: Commercial Games
It was adapted from the Chinese game Choh Dai Di (Big Two) by Lee Yih and first published in Hong Kong in 1990.
Some of the numerals are "bonus" cards which increase the score if included in a completed stack; some are "keepers" which must be played on your own layout if you draw them.
Three dice are rolled, and players attempt to form totals equal to the cards in their hand by applying numerical operations to the numbers showing on the dice.
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