Quick Reference ~ A maths Dictionary for Kids by Jenny Eather Email jeather@iprimus.com.au A Maths Dictionary for Kids by Jenny Eather at www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com


decimal system

• our everyday number system with
10 as the base number is a decimal system.
• the Base-10 number system or decimal system
has ten digits to show all numbers
using place value, a decimal point to separate
whole numbers from decimal fractions
and zero as a place holder.

base 10 system

place value number systems

• in a place value number system
powers of the base number are the basis of
each place value column.

place value number systems

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