• Computer Science
  • Published 2001

Place Value Thought in Numerations

  title={Place Value Thought in Numerations},
  author={W. Qing},
The current numeration uses both decimal and positional system. In which, decimal systems were influenced by natural conditions, but place value, subjective result. This paper discusses the forms and development of place value in ancient and modern, in Chinese and foreign, and points out that the main cause led to place value thought is the use of numeral tools, and the major way spread it is the use of calculating tools.