# Numeration sentence example

numeration

- A decimal system of numeration was used, with numbers going up to io,000.
- With Regard To The Numeration Of The Years Previous To The Commencement Of The Era, The Practice Is Not Uniform.
- 1 It may be added that the double system of accentuation ofthe Decalogue in the Hebrew Bible seems to preserve traces of the ancient uncertainty concerning the numeration.
- In numeration, indeed, uniformity was not attained till at least the 2nd century of the Christian era.
- Numeration was at a low level, based on counting fingers on one hand only, so that the word for man (puggana) stood also for the number 5.Advertisement
- Arithmetic is supposed to deal with cardinal, not with ordinal numbers; but it will be found that actual numeration, beyond about three or four, is based on the ordinal aspect of number, and that a scientific treatment of the subject usually requires a return to this fundamental basis.
- The representation of numbers by spoken sounds is called numeration; their representation by written signs is called notation.
- The systems adopted for numeration and for notation do not always agree with one another; nor do they always correspond with the idea which the numbers subjectively present.
- This may have been due to one or both of two causes; a primitive tendency to refer numbers, in numeration, to the nearest large number (§ 24 (iv)), and the difficulty of perceiving the number of a group of objects beyond about three (§ 22).
- The use of the denary scale in notation is due to its use in numeration (§ 18); this again being due (as exemplified by the use of the word digit) to the primitive use of the fingers for counting.Advertisement
- The number ten having been taken as the basis of numeration, there are various methods that might consistently be adopted for naming large numbers.
- - Although numeration and notation are both ostensibly on the denary system, they are not always exactly parallel.
- (iv) Even beyond twenty, up to a hundred, the word ten is not used in numeration, e.g.
- (v) The rule that the greater number comes first is not universally observed in numeration.
- In other words, the denary scale, though adopted in notation and in numeration, does not arise in the corresponding mental concept until we get beyond too.Advertisement
- Addition is the process of expressing (in numeration or notation) a whole, the parts of which have already been expressed; while, if a whole has been expressed and also a part or parts, subtraction is the process of expressing the remainder.
- C. Conant, The Number-Concept (1896), gives a very full account of systems of numeration.
- Here we must bear in mind that Hebrew numeration always includes the day which is the terminus a quo as well as that which is term.
- The original numeration will be used solely as a guide, and the numbers will not necessarily be rigidly adhered to.
- This method of numeration dates from the time of Guzman Blanco, but the common people adhere to the names bestowed upon the city squares in earlier times.Advertisement
- This seems to be in part due to a difference in numeration, but the state suffered heavily from famine in 1896-1897 and 1899-1900.
- The medieval Arabians invented our system of numeration and developed algebra.
- At present, both in N and B, Hebrews is placed after 2 Thess., but in B there is also a continuous numeration of sections throughout the epistles, according to which I to 58 cover Romans to Galatians, but Ephesians, the next epistle, begins with 70 instead of 59, and the omitted section numbers are found in Hebrews.
- (iii) Names might be given to the successive powers of ten, up to the point to which numeration of ones is likely to go.
- The principle of subtraction from a higher number, which appeared in notation, also appeared in numeration, but not for exactly the same numbers or in exactly the same way; thus XVIII was two-from-twenty, and the next number was onefrom-twenty, but it was written XIX, not IXX.Advertisement
- We can now see how long and laborious was the process by which the Greeks attained to uniformity in writing and in numeration.
- The numeration was in the denary scale, so that it did not agree absolutely with the notation.