# positional notation

positional notation
noun
a numeration system in which a real number is represented by an ordered set of characters where the value of a character depends on its position
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noun
: 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

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a type of numeration in which the position of a digit affects its value.
[1940-45]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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