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# CA Handout 1 - M326K Class Activities Handout 1 A Finite...

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M326K Class Activities Handout 1 A Finite Number System Spring 08 0.1 Previous Terms Used Number system 0.2 Introduction and Objectives You have become so accustomed to the usual number systems (integers, rational num- ber, real numbers) that most of their properties probably seem obvious to you by now. However, when you are a teacher, these “obvious” things will be part of what you need to teach. To help you focus on these properties, we will examine a different number system and compare and contrast it with the familiar number systems. The different number system will also have the advantage of being finite, which makes it easier to study completely. 0.3 Vocabulary to be learned or reviewed Associative Closure Commutative Digit Distributive Identity Inverse Units digit 1

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1.1 Number System Properties 1.1.1 “Additive identity” Vocabulary: A number in a number system with an addition is called an additive identity (or identity for addition ) if adding that number to any other number never changes the value of the other number. Comment: As often happens in mathematics, we have used an everyday English word and given it a new meaning. In fact, “identity” also has another meaning (which you have no doubt encountered in trigonometry) in mathematics.

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