thousandth

There are few words for describing quantities smaller than 1, including {bID} "half" and {vatlhvI'} "percent". Are there words for smaller decimal subdivisions than a…

third

There are few words for describing quantities smaller than 1, including {bID} "half" and {vatlhvI'} "percent". Given that there was formerly a base-3 counting system,…

infinity

A boundless or endless quantity, a quantity too large to be quantifiable with real numbers. A crucial concept in the development of calculus and various…

kilo-/mill-, mega-/micro etc.

A way to express bery big or very small numbers, it does not have to be decimal based, or 10^3 based, but as the decimal…

pi

The ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter. “3.14159…….”

fraction (number-forming element)

marker for denominator in a fraction; generalization of {vatlhvI’} “percent” to numbers other than 100. Examples: “one third”, “three quarters”, “nine tenths”, “1/81”.  Merged from…