Math Guide

Number System

A number system (or system of numeration) is a writing system for displaying figures, that is a mathematical observe for including volumes of a given set, using figures or other symptoms in a frequent way. It can be seen as the viewpoint that allows the symptoms "11" to be regarded as the binary symbol for three, the decimal symbol for 11, or a symbol for other figures in different perspectives. 


Preferably, a number system will:Represent a useful set of figures (e.g. all integers, or sensible numbers)Give every wide range revealed a unique expression (or at least a traditional representation)Reflect the algebraic and arithmetic structure of the figures.