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# What is the base of the decimal system?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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The decimal system is based on the number ten.

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### What do you call a counting base of ten?

That's called 'decimal'.

### What number is the decimal system based?

The decimal system utilizes base 10. Decem is the Latin word for 10.

### How was the decimal system in Egyptian number system?

The decimal system is the same anywhere. Dec means 10 so the decimal system is a system used on the base 10 system.

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### How does a binary system differ from a decimal numbering system?

Binary is base 2, using the digits 0 and 1. Decimal system is base 10 with 0-9.

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### How convenient was Babylonian number system?

They the Sexagesimal number system. It means that it has a numeral system with sixty as its base. We used the decimal system with ten as its base. The system was convenient back then but I would not change our decimal system for the sexagesimal.

### the base ten number system is called?

The Base-10 number system is known as the decimal system and has 10 digits to show all numbers 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9 using place value and a decimal point to separate whole numbers from decimal fractions.

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