Last post wins.
10212014, 04:58 AM
(This post was last modified: 10212014 04:58 AM by Chemoeum.)
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RE: Last post wins.
(10212014 04:49 AM)TheGreatAnt Wrote:(10212014 04:48 AM)Chemoeum Wrote:Fractions are so....incomplete.(10212014 04:41 AM)TheGreatAnt Wrote: The only problem with fractions is they are annoying to put in a calculator. At least with decimals you can round. Here's a compromise. Instead of: 1/2 0.5 we do: 0.5/1 Compromise. Utterly useless, but it's a compromise. I am GameCenter's Chemoeum. RIP, DL banner. Explosions. Go here! 

10212014, 09:39 AM
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RE: Last post wins.
(10212014 04:49 AM)TheGreatAnt Wrote:(10212014 04:48 AM)Chemoeum Wrote:Fractions are so....incomplete.(10212014 04:41 AM)TheGreatAnt Wrote: The only problem with fractions is they are annoying to put in a calculator. At least with decimals you can round. And what if they are >1? RIP, these forums Lost the game LegacyofFive the goat 

10212014, 10:08 AM
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RE: Last post wins.
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10212014, 10:38 AM
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RE: Last post wins.
We are arguing over whether it's better to express a rational number, which, when simplified as a fraction, has a denominator which can be expressed in the form 2^m * 5^n, as a fraction or as a decimal.
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10212014, 10:51 AM
(This post was last modified: 10212014 10:52 AM by LegacyofEight.)
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RE: Last post wins.
Legacy is confused.
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10212014, 02:05 PM
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RE: Last post wins.
In other words, the topic of discussion is not whether decimals themselves are better than fractions, whether numbers are better expressed as fractions or decimals.
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10222014, 09:21 AM
(This post was last modified: 10222014 09:22 AM by TheGreatErenan.)
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RE: Last post wins.
Oh my goodness. You guys are still talking about that?
Expressing numbers as fractions is more appropriate in pure math, where you are actually dealing with precise numbers. Expressing numbers with decimals is more appropriate when you are performing scientific experiments, where you literally can't know the precise numbers on account of measurement error and therefore have to approximate. The end. 

10222014, 09:29 AM
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RE: Last post wins.
Pure math vs. science then!
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10222014, 10:15 AM
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RE: Last post wins.
Pure math is a science.
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10222014, 10:41 AM
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RE: Last post wins.
Let me revise that. Pure math vs physical sciences.
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