I came home in tears because division of decimals had stumped me.
Without bothering with all these decimals, a kilometre is about five-eighths of a mile.
The title should, of course, read "to 607 Places of decimals."
The denominator of decimals is never written, the dot placed before the first figure of the numerator expressing its value.
In tithes, as in decimals, the denominator does not appear; that is to say, the incumbent rarely lives at his incumbency.
It's all done with decimals—or do they call them semicolons?
It looks a little odd, you know; but the decimals can't get through a bucket.
The decimals were the same, only you divided by five to get American values.
Mobbles was beyond speech and busily engaged in working it out on paper in decimals.
Success is a matter of fractions and decimals, not of big units.
c.1600, from Medeival Latin decimalis "of tithes or tenths," from Latin decimus "tenth," from decem "ten" (see ten). Applied to Arabic notation before modern sense of "decimal fractions" emerged. As a noun from 1640s.
Fractional numbers (see fraction) expressed as whole numbers of tenths, hundredths, thousandths, and so on. One-half, for example, is 0.5 in decimal terms.