biquinary

biquinary
A system of arithmetic, and notation, in which each decimal digit is represented by a coefficient of five and a coefficient of one

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  • biquinary — (ˈ)bīˌ adjective Etymology: bi (I) + quinary : of, based on, being, or relating to a mixed base system of numbers in which each decimal digit n is represented as a pair of digits xy where n = 5x + …   Useful english dictionary

  • biquinary — bi·quinary …   English syllables

  • Quinary — (base num|5) is a numeral system with five as the base. This originates from the five fingers on either hand.In the quinary place system, five numerals from 0 to 4, are used to represent any real number. According to this method, five is written… …   Wikipedia

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  • Bi-quinary coded decimal — is a numeral encoding scheme used in many abacuses and in some early computers, including the Colossus. The term bi quinary indicates that the code comprises both a two state ( bi ) and a five state ( quin ary) component. The encoding resembles… …   Wikipedia

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