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Modern number systems are built around
which of the following components?
Unit, number, and radix
What term describes a single object in a modern number system?
What is a number?
A symbol representing a unit or a quantity
Which of the following symbols is NOT an Arabic figure?
What term describes the number of
symbols used in a number system?
What is the base of a number system
using all the letters of the
alphabet A=0, B=1, C=2, and so forth?
A number system uses the symbols 0
through 4. What is its base?
Using positional notation, what two
factors determine the value of a number?
Symbol and position
How many decimal units are represented
by the 5 in the number 1572 10 power?
the power of a number is indicated by the
What term describes the symbol that
separates the whole and fractional
numbers in any number system?
What term is defined as a number to be
added to a preceding number?
In subtraction, the (a) is subtracted from
Subtrahend and minuend