ERIC Number: EJ647814
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
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Exact Computer Calculations with Infinitely Repeating Decimals.
Bosse, Michael J.; Liu, Fengshan; Nandakumar, N. R.
Mathematics and Computer Education, v36 n1 p53-61 Win 2002
Both computers and calculators are limited by architecture, operating system, and software, to some predetermined level of precision within decimal number presentation and calculation. However, there exists a base that produces a terminating decimal. (MM)
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