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# How many times greater is the place value of a digit of a number than the place value of the next digits to its right without decimal system?

Updated: 12/18/2022

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The place value of each digit is b times the place value of the digit to its right where b is the base for the system: whether that is binary, octal, decimal, duodecimal, hexadecimal, sexagesimal or some other value.

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