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# JB/135/251/002

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or 4

Question or 4 How is the sort of number called a
fractional number or fraction expressed?

Answer. By two figures at the least with a horizontal
line between them. One at least must be under the line,
one other at least above it.

or 5

Question. or 5 What is the name by which the figure
under the line is distinguished?

Answer. The denominator of the fraction

or 6

Question. or 6 Why is it called the denominator?

Answer. Because it gives or exhibits the denomination
or the names of the number of the parts into which
for the purpose in question the whole or say the integer is in the first
place to be considered as divided.

or 7

Question. or 7 What is the name by which the
figure above the line is distinguished?

☞ Answer. Go on, as above. Then speak of circulate,
and repetends: cases incidents peculiar to the decimal
species of fraction. Then speak of duodecimal in comparison
of decimal arithmetic. The inconvenience of decimal

Question What is a decimal fraction?

Answer It decimal fraction is a fraction in which the
denominator is always expressed by one in every instance
that of which in ordinary language the name is ten and
the Arabic abridged language is designated by the character
employed in the designation of nought or say nothing
number one with the addition of the character employed
in the designation of nought or say nothing put after it meaning that
in that place no one of the nine figures is to be considered
as inserted. 8 March 1831.

Identifier: | JB/135/251/002
"JB/" can not be assigned to a declared number type with value 135.

1820-06-26

or 1 - or 7

135

posology

251

posology alegomorphic

002

copy/fair copy sheet

2

recto

g56 / / g59 /

john flowerdew colls

c wilmott 1819

andreas louriottis

1819

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