**decimal arithmetic** — noun arithmetic using decimal numbers … Wiktionary

**decimal arithmetic** — noun 1. : the common arithmetic in which numeration proceeds by tens 2. : calculation with decimals … Useful english dictionary

**Arithmetic** — tables for children, Lausanne, 1835 Arithmetic or arithmetics (from the Greek word ἀριθμός, arithmos “number”) is the oldest and most elementary branch of mathematics, used b … Wikipedia

**Decimal computer** — Decimal computers, computers which have a decimal architecture, represent numbers and/or addresses in decimal, and provide instructions to operate on those numbers and/or addresses directly; examples of encoding used are BCD, Excess 3, two out of … Wikipedia

**Decimal** — Dec i*mal, a. [F. d[ e]cimal (cf. LL. decimalis), fr. L. decimus tenth, fr. decem ten. See {Ten}, and cf. {Dime}.] Of or pertaining to decimals; numbered or proceeding by tens; having a tenfold increase or decrease, each unit being ten times the… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**Decimal fraction** — Decimal Dec i*mal, a. [F. d[ e]cimal (cf. LL. decimalis), fr. L. decimus tenth, fr. decem ten. See {Ten}, and cf. {Dime}.] Of or pertaining to decimals; numbered or proceeding by tens; having a tenfold increase or decrease, each unit being ten… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**Decimal point** — Decimal Dec i*mal, a. [F. d[ e]cimal (cf. LL. decimalis), fr. L. decimus tenth, fr. decem ten. See {Ten}, and cf. {Dime}.] Of or pertaining to decimals; numbered or proceeding by tens; having a tenfold increase or decrease, each unit being ten… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**Decimal** — For other uses, see Decimal (disambiguation). This article aims to be an accessible introduction. For the mathematical definition, see Decimal representation. Numeral systems by culture Hindu Arabic numerals Western Arabic (Hindu numerals)… … Wikipedia

**Decimal floating point** — Floating point precisions IEEE 754: 16 bit: Half (binary16) 32 bit: Single (binary32), decimal32 64 bit: Double (binary64), decimal64 128 bit: Quadruple (binary128), decimal128 Other: Minifloat · Extended precision Arbitrary precision… … Wikipedia

**Arithmetic coding** — is a method for lossless data compression. Normally, a string of characters such as the words hello there is represented using a fixed number of bits per character, as in the ASCII code. Like Huffman coding, arithmetic coding is a form of… … Wikipedia