The decimal system has always prevailed in China, with one curious exception: sixteen ounces make a pound.
Proof of this is found in the wide extended use of the decimal system.
If it be merely a suggestion to consider the subject of the decimal system, I should like to know it.
This decimal system is most convenient for all calculations.
The decimal system of subdivision of the carat makes the figuring of values simpler where no tables are handy.
But Miramon repeated that there was nothing like the decimal system.
In its application to human society, however, the decimal system finally prevailed.
They learned to use both the decimal and the duodecimal systems (nowadays we use only the decimal system, which is a great pity).
The metric system is a decimal system that is, one unit is related to another unit in the ratio of ten or of some power of ten.
The adoption of the decimal system necessitates this change, which brings all parts of the system into accord.
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