## Decimals Sentence Examples

- In this table, unlike Table IV., amplitudes are all expressed as
**decimals**of the mean value of the potential gradient for the corresponding season. - On p. 8, 10.502 is multiplied by 3.216, and the result found to be 33.77443 2; and on pp. 23 and 24 occur
**decimals**not attached to integers, viz. - (1) he saw that a point or separatrix was quite enough to separate integers from
**decimals**, and that no signs to indicate primes, seconds, &c., were required; (2) he used ciphers after the decimal point and preceding the first significant figure; and (3) he had no objection to a decimal standing by itself without any integer. - Briggs also used
**decimals**, but in a form not quite so convenient as Napier. - He prints a bar under the
**decimals**; this notation first appears without any explanation in his "Lucubrationes" appended to the Constructio. - We may take it to (say) 4 places of
**decimals**; or we may suppose it to be taken to 1000 places. - This is the foundation of the use of recurring
**decimals**; thus we can replace = s s = 1 o o /(' - 1 + 0 -)1 by .363636(=36/102 +36/ 104 +3 6 / 106), with an error (in defect) of only 36/(10 6.99). - The logarithms to base io of the first twelve numbers to 7 places of
**decimals**are log 1 =0.0000000 log 5 log 2 = 0.3010300 log 6 log 3 =0.477 121 3 log 7 log 4 =0.6020600 log 8 The meaning of these results is that The integral part of a logarithm is called the index or characteristic, and the fractional part the mantissa. - John Thomson of Greenock (1782-1855) made an independent calculation of logarithms of numbers up to 120,000 to 12 places of
**decimals**, and his table has been used to verify the errata already found in Vlacq and Briggs by Lefort (see Monthly Not. - To construct this table Briggs, using about thirty places of
**decimals**, extracted the square root of io fifty-four times, and thus found that the logarithm of 1.00000 00000 00000 12781 91493 20032 35 was 0.00000 00000 00000 05551 11512 31257 82702, and that for numbers of this form (i.e. - To 276 places of
**decimals**, and deduced the value of log e lo and its reciprocal M, the modulus of the Briggian system of logarithms. The value of the modulus found by Adams is Mo = 0-43429 44 81 9 03251 82765 11289 18916 60508 22 943 97 00 5 80366 65661 14453 78316 58646 4920-8870 77 47292 2 4949 33 8 43 17483 18706 106 74 47 6630-3733 64167 92871 58963 90656 92210 64662 81226 58521 27086 56867 03295 9337 0 86965 88266 88331 16360 773849 0514 28443 48666 76864 65860 85135 56148 212 34 87653 43543 43573 25 which is true certainly to 272, and probably to 273, places (Proc. Roy. - Taking, for example, the number 1.087678, the object is to destroy the significant figure 8 in the second place of
**decimals**; this is effected by multiplying the number by 1- 08, that is, by subtracting from the number eight times itself advanced two places, and we thus obtain 100066376. - Multiply 970224 By The Year Of The Hegira, Cut Off Six
**Decimals**From The Product, And Add 621.5774. - The following are approximate values of the arm in
**decimals**of a foot : - That for the conversion of a fraction into
**decimals**(giving the complete period for all the prime numbers up to 997) is a specimen of the extraordinary love which Gauss had for long arithmetical calculations; and the amount of work gone through in the construction of the table of the number of the classes of binary quadratic forms must also have been tremendous.