positional notation


positional notation

noun

Definition of POSITIONAL NOTATION

:  a system of expressing numbers in which the digits are arranged in succession, the position of each digit has a place value, and the number is equal to the sum of the products of each digit by its place value

First Known Use of POSITIONAL NOTATION

1941

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