Q: Is the binary numeral system a positional system?

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A binary numeral system is system for representing numbers in which a radix of 2 is used - so that each digit in a binary numeral may have either of two different values.

The Roman numeral system doesn't need a zero symbol for positional place value purposes because the positional place values of its numerals are self evident

The Mayan numeral system had a symbol in it to represent nought for positional place value purposes whereas the Roman numeral system didn't need a nought figure because the positional place value of these numerals are self evident.

The binary system is the name given to the base-2 number system.

The Maya numeral system is a vigesimal (base-twenty) positional numeral system used by the Pre-Columbian Maya civilization.

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A binary numeral system is system for representing numbers in which a radix of 2 is used - so that each digit in a binary numeral may have either of two different values.

The Roman numeral system is decimal but not directly positional and does not include a zero.

The Roman numeral system doesn't need a zero symbol for positional place value purposes because the positional place values of its numerals are self evident

I think you meant positional number system or Positional Notation. In computer science when we talk about positional notation where talking about the binary(base 2) and hexadecimal(base 16) system. So for the most part a positional number system is a counting system. We for example use a base 10 counting system.

The Mayan numeral system had a symbol in it to represent nought for positional place value purposes whereas the Roman numeral system didn't need a nought figure because the positional place value of these numerals are self evident.

The binary system is the name given to the base-2 number system.

the binary numeral system

The Maya numeral system is a vigesimal (base-twenty) positional numeral system used by the Pre-Columbian Maya civilization.

Yes now zero is essential for positional place value purposes in today's Hindu-Arabic numeral system but it wasn't needed in the ancient Roman numeral system because the positional place value of its numerals were self evident.

In the Hindu-Arabic numeral system it is essential for positional place value purposes as it tells us as for example that there is a difference between 27 and 207 but in the Roman numeral system it is not needed because the positional place value of its numerals are self evident.

Yes but unlike the Hindu-Arabic numeral system which requires a 0 symbol for positional place value purposes the Roman numeral system does not need a 0 symbol because the positional place value of these numerals are self evident.

A nought figure is not needed in the Roman numeral system because the positional place value of these numerals are self evident. A nought figure is needed in the Arabic numeral system (the numbers we use today) to identify the positional place value of these numerals.