place value notation

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A system of representing numbers by an ordered sequence of digits where both the digit and its place value have to be known to determine the value. For example, the 5 in 53 indicates fifty because the place value is ten, but the 5 in 35 is just 5 units. The binary and decimal place-value systems are the two most commonly used.

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