# The number system most widely used in the world today is known as the Hindu-Arabic numeral system, or __________ number system. (1-1)

### Contemporary Mathematics for Busin...

8th Edition
Robert Brechner + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305585447

### Contemporary Mathematics for Busin...

8th Edition
Robert Brechner + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305585447

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## The number system most widely used in the world today is known as the Hindu-Arabic numeral system, or __________ number system. (1-1)

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To determine

To fill: The blank in the statement “The number system most widely used in the world today is known as the Hindu-Arabic numeral system, or _____ number system”.

The complete statement is “The number system most widely used in the world today is known as the Hindu-Arabic numeral system, or decimal number system”.

### Explanation of Solution

Decimal number system is system that uses the 10 Hindu-Arabic symbols 0 through 9.

In this system, the value is affected by the position of the digit to the left or right of the decimal point.

Therefore, the number system most widely used in the world today is known as the Hindu-Arabic numeral system, or decimal number system.

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