Sentence Examples


  • In these cases the digit itself, or decimal multiples, seem to have been used.
  • 8), the continual mention of large decimal numbers of shekels in the earlier books, and the certain fact of 100 shekels being = mina.
  • The first national coinage was begun in 1822, and the decimal system was adopted in 1863.
  • The great spread of the Phoenician weight on the Mediterranean, of the Persian in Asia Minor and of the Assyrian in Egypt are evident cases; and that the decimal weights of the laws of Manu (43) are decidedly not Assyrian or Persian, but on exactly the Phoenician standard, is a curious evidence of trade by water and not overland.
  • The former translated the work into English; the latter was concerned with Napier in the change of the logarithms from those originally invented to decimal or common logarithms, and it is to him that the original calculation of the logarithmic tables now in use is mainly due.
 

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