decimal number system
A number system based on the base 10. The number system we use everyday for counting is a decimal number system. Each digit in a number represents a multiple of a power of 10. The following example shows the relationship between the position of a digit and the power of 10 it is to be multiplied by:

symbol space321 = 3×102 + 2×101 + 1×100

Related Term: power

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