What does decimal form mean? Can anyone explain to me what this means and it would really help if you could show an example of a integer using the decimal form stated below: Suppose that the integer n is given in decimal form, where for all i. I guess I just don't understand the notation and seeing an example will really help. 
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Re: What does decimal form mean? When you write "316", the "3" means 300, the "1" means 10, and the "6" means 6. This can be written 316 = 3*10^2 + 1*10^1 + 6*10^0. 
Re: What does decimal form mean? That's what I thought it was talking about numbers in base 10 but do you have any idea why it is called decimal form? I thought decimals in base 10 would be : 
Re: What does decimal form mean? Decimal just refers to base 10 notation. 
Re: What does decimal form mean? Decimal notation refers to the base 10 notations.For eg: 156=1*100+5*10+6=1*10^2+5*10^1+6*10^0 As you see the all numbers are multiplying to the 10 which have some power.This is decimal notation. 
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