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## Can a "digit' be a fraction?

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Can a "digit' be a fraction? Thu Oct 06, 2011 7:28 pm
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The question is like this:

\$ % # represent three positive digits, show as follow:

\$
X%
----
#

My question is, can a positive digit be a fraction? Like 4.5?

Thanks!

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Fri Oct 07, 2011 7:25 am
No, there are only 10 numerical digits: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9.

A digit is a placeholder: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Numerical_digit

A "fraction" is entirely different from a "digit."

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