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Numeral systems

List of numeral system topics A numeral is a symbol or group of symbols that represents a number. ... This is a list of numeral system topics, by Wikipedia page. ...

Hindu-Arabic system Abjad
Armenian
Babylonian
Brahmi
Chinese
Cyrillic
Egyptian
Etruscan
Ge'ez
Greek Hebrew
Japanese
Khmer
Korean
Mayan
Roman

D'ni (fictitious)
Positional systems
with various bases:

2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 16, 20, 24, 26, 27, 30, 32, 36, 60, 64 The system of Hindu-Arabic numerals is a positional decimal numeral system that evolved from the Brahmi numeral system in ancient India, from the 9th century documented to have used a positional notation including a zero symbol. ... // Origins The Hindu-Arabic numeral system originated from the Hindu numeral system, which is a pure place value system, that requires a zero. ... Various symbol sets are used to represent numbers in the Hindu-Arabic numeral system, all of which evolved from the Brahmi numerals. ... Numerals sans serif Arabic numerals, also known as Hindu-Arabic numerals, Indian numerals, Hindu numerals, European numerals, and Western numerals, are the most common symbolic representation of numbers around the world. ... The Eastern Arabic numerals (also called Eastern Arabic numerals, Arabic-Indic numerals, Arabic Eastern Numerals) are the symbols (glyphs) used to represent the Hindu-Arabic numeral system in conjunction with the Arabic alphabet in Egypt, Iran, Pakistan and parts of India, and also in the no longer used Ottoman Turkish... India has produced many numeral systems. ... The Abjad numerals are a numeral system which was used in the Arabic-speaking world prior to the use of the Arabic numerals (which are actually of Indian origin). ... Babylonian numerals were written in cuneiform, using a wedge-tipped reed stylus to make a mark on a soft clay tablet which would be exposed in the sun to harden to create a permanent record. ... The Brahmi numerals are an indigenous Indian numeral system attested from the 3rd century BCE (somewhat later in the case of most of the tens). ... Cyrillic numerals was a numbering system derived from the Cyrillic alphabet, used by South and East Slavic peoples. ... The Etruscan numerals were used by the ancient Etruscans. ... Note: This article contains special characters. ... Attic numerals were used by ancient Greeks, possibly from the 7th century BC. They were also known as Herodianic numerals because they were first described in a 2nd century manuscript by Herodianus. ... Ionian numerals were used by the ancient Greeks, possibly before the 7th century BC. They are also known by the names Milesian numerals or Alexandrian numerals. ... The system of Hebrew numerals is a quasi-decimal alphabetic numeral system using the letters of the Hebrew alphabet. ... Khmer numerals are the numerals used in the Khmer language of Cambodia. ... Mayan numerals. ... The system of Roman numerals is a numeral system originating in ancient Rome, and was adapted from Etruscan numerals. ... Myst franchise Games Myst Riven Myst III: Exile Myst IV: Revelation Myst V: End of Ages Uru: Ages Beyond Myst Ages of: Myst Riven Myst III: Exile Myst IV: Revelation Uru Novels Myst: The Book of Atrus   Tiana   Dni Comic Books #0   #1 Miscellaneous Dni Ages   The... Positional notation is a system in which each position has a value represented by a unique symbol or character. ... In mathematics, the base or radix is the number of various unique symbols (digits), including zero, that a positional numeral system uses to represent numbers in a given counting system. ... The binary numeral system (base 2 numerals) represents numeric values using two symbols, typically 0 and 1. ... Ternary or trinary is the base-3 numeral system. ... Quaternary is the base four numeral system. ... A senary numeral system is a base-six numeral system. ... The septenary numeral system is the base seven number system, and uses the digits 0-6. ... The octal numeral system is the base-8 number system, and uses the digits 0 to 7. ... Nonary is a base 9 numeral system, typically using the digits 0-8, but not the digit 9. ... The decimal (base ten or occasionally denary) numeral system has ten as its base. ... The undecimal (base-11) positional notation system is based on the number eleven, rather than ten as in decimal or eight in octal and so on. ... A duodecimal multiplication table The duodecimal (also known as base-12 or dozenal) system is a numeral system using twelve as its base. ... Base-13, tridecimal, or tredecimal is a nonstandard positional numeral system with thirteen as its base. ... In mathematics and computer science, base-16, hexadecimal, or simply hex, is a numeral system with a radix or base of 16 usually written using the symbols 0–9 and A–F or a–f. ... The vigesimal or base-20 numeral system is based on twenty (in the same way in which the ordinary decimal numeral system is based on ten). ... As there are 24 hours in a day a numbering system based upon 24, and as the base 12 is convenient here some examples of the base 24 (quadrovigesimal) system. ... A Hexavigesimal numeral system has a base of twenty-six. ... A Septemvigesimal numeral system has a base of twenty-seven. ... Base 30 or trigesimal is a positional numeral system using 30 as the radix. ... Base32 is a derivation of Base64 with the following additional properties: The resulting character set is all uppercase, which can often be beneficial when using a case-sensitive filesystem. ... Base 36 refers to a positional numeral system using 36 as the radix. ... The sexagesimal (base-sixty) is a numeral system with sixty as the base. ... Base 64 literally means a positional numeral system using a base of 64. ...

Non-standard systems:

1, -2, Signed-digit, Non-adjacent, -3, Balanced ternary, mixed, Factoradic, Fibonacci coding, bijective, 2i, φ Non-standard positional numeral systems are numeral systems that may be denoted positional systems, but that deviate in one way or another from the following description of standard positional system: In a standard positional numeral system, the base b is a positive integer, and b different glyphs are used to... The unary numeral system is the simplest numeral system to represent natural numbers: in order to represent a number N, an arbitrarily chosen symbol is repeated N times. ... Negabinary (radix -2) is a fairly obscure numeral system used in the experimental Polish computers SKRZAT 1 and BINEG in 1950. ... Signed-digit representation of numbers indicates that values can be prefixed with a − (minus) sign to indicate that they are negative. ... The non-adjacent form (NAF) of a number is a unique signed-digit representation. ... Negaternary is a numeral system in which numbers are written as sums of successive powers of -3. ... Balanced Ternary (aka Signary) is a method of numeric representation which expands on binary and is similar to trinary. ... Mixed radix numeral systems are more general than the usual ones in that the numerical base may vary from position to position. ... The factorial based radix or factoradic is a factorial based mixed radix numeral scheme: radix: 5! 4! 3! 2! 1! decimal: 120 24 6 2 1 In this numbering system, the rightmost digit may be 0 or 1, the next 0, 1, or 2, and so on. ... The Fibonacci code is a universal code which encodes positive integers into binary code words. ... Bijective numeration is any numeral system that establishes a bijection between the set of non-negative integers and the set of finite strings over a finite set of digits. ... The quater-imaginary numeral system was first proposed by Donald Knuth in 1955, in a submission to a high-school science talent search. ... Golden ratio base refers to the use of the golden ratio, the irrational number ≈1. ...

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Quinary (base-5) is a numeral system with five as the base. This originates from the five fingers on either hand: the most primitive numeral system. In mathematics, the base or radix is the number of various unique symbols (digits), including zero, that a positional numeral system uses to represent numbers in a given counting system. ... 5 (five) is a number, numeral, and glyph. ... A numeral is a symbol or group of symbols that represents a number. ... 5 (five) is a number, numeral, and glyph. ... Fingers of the human left hand The finger is any of the digits of the hand in humans and other species such as the great apes. ... A human hand typically has four fingers and a thumb. ...


In the quinary place system, five numerals from 0 to 4, are used to represent any real number. According to this method, five is written as 10, twenty-five is written as 100 and sixty is written as 220. 0 (zero) is both a number and a numeral. ... 4 (four) is a number, numeral, and glyph. ... In mathematics, the real numbers are intuitively defined as numbers that are in one-to-one correspondence with the points on an infinite line—the number line. ... 5 (five) is a number, numeral, and glyph. ... 25 (twenty-five) is the natural number following 24 and preceding 26. ... 60 (sixty) is the natural number following 59 and preceding 61. ...


In the twentieth century, only the East African Luo tribe of Kenya and the Yoruba of Nigeria were still using a base-five system. However, the base-ten (denary or decimal) system has prevailed in most areas and these tribes, like most previously quinary-counting cultures, have converted. The Yoruba (native name Yorùbá) is a large ethno-linguistic group or ethnic nation in West Africa. ... The decimal (base ten or occasionally denary) numeral system has ten as its base. ...


Henceforth, in this section, numbers are denary unless otherwise stated. For example, 5 means five, 10 means ten. 10 (ten) is an even natural number following 9 and preceding 11. ...


Usage

Roman numerals uses the quinary as the sub-base. 5 is written as V, 50 is L, 500 is D, but 25 (square of 5) is written as XXV, 125 (cube of 5) is written as CXXV. This is superimposed on a decimal base, which is sometimes referred to as the quinary-decimal system. The system of Roman numerals is a numeral system originating in ancient Rome, and was adapted from Etruscan numerals. ... 5 (five) is a number, numeral, and glyph. ... 50 (fifty) is the number following 49 and preceding 51. ... Five hundred is the natural number following four hundred ninety-nine and preceding five hundred one. ... 25 (twenty-five) is the natural number following 24 and preceding 26. ... In mathematics, a square number, sometimes also called a perfect square, is an integer that can be written as the square of some other integer. ... 125 is the natural number following 124 and preceding 126. ... In arithmetic and algebra, the cube of a number n is its third power — the result of multiplying it by itself two times: n3 = n × n × n. ... The decimal (base ten or occasionally denary) numeral system has ten as its base. ...


The Chinese version of the Abacus uses a binary and a quinary system to simulate a decimal system. An abacus is a calculation tool, often constructed as a wooden frame with beads sliding on wires. ...


A rarer variation is the quinary-vigesimal system, where quinary counting is used within cycles of 20 in a vigesimal system, such as the Maya numerals. 20 (twenty) is the natural number following 19 and preceding 21. ... The vigesimal or base-20 numeral system is based on twenty (in the same way in which the ordinary decimal numeral system is based on ten). ... Mayan numerals. ...


In the PC game Riven, by Cyan Worlds, the fictitious D'ni numerals play an important role for the solution of some puzzles. The system of the D'ni is actually a Quintevigesimal numerical system. Myst franchise Games Myst Riven Myst III: Exile Myst IV: Revelation Uru: Ages Beyond Myst Myst V: End of Ages Ages of: Myst Riven Myst III: Exile Myst IV: Revelation Uru Myst V: End of Ages Novels Myst: The Book of Atrus   Tiana   Dni   Marrim Comic Books #0... Photo of Cyan Worlds Myst franchise Games and their Ages Novels Book of Atrus Book of Tiana Book of Dni Book of Marrim Comic Books #0   #1 Miscellaneous Dni   Dni Ages   The Art   Timeline   Items   Kings   Language   Numerals   People   Wildlife   Organizations Brøderbund   Cyan   Presto   Ubisoft... Myst franchise Games Myst Riven Myst III: Exile Myst IV: Revelation Myst V: End of Ages Uru: Ages Beyond Myst Ages of: Myst Riven Myst III: Exile Myst IV: Revelation Uru Novels Myst: The Book of Atrus   Tiana   Dni Comic Books #0   #1 Miscellaneous Dni Ages   The... Myst franchise Games and their Ages Novels Book of Atrus Book of Tiana Book of Dni Book of Marrim Comic Books #0   #1 Miscellaneous Dni Ages   The Art   Culture   Guilds   History   Timeline   Items   Kings   Language   Numerals   People   Wildlife   Pyst   Organizations Brøderbund   Cyan   Presto   Ubisoft   DRC Note...


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Quinary (base-5) is a numeral system with five as the base.
According to this method, five is written as 10, twenty-five is written as 100 and sixty is written as 220.
Roman numerals uses the quinary as the sub-base.
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